According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 the mean annual pay for TSA agents (Transportation Security Administration agents... airport security) is $19.31 per hour,
They should be paid $7.25 per hour, the current Federal minimum wage.
The question then arises, Just HOW in the world did such ignorant, uninformed, ill-mannered, poorly-educated, rude, poorly-trained, obnoxious and power-hungry people (that is, STUPID people!) ever become employees of the federal government with responsibility for the safety of America’s transportation system? For the answer we need to back in history to 1997. Read the rest of the story…
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