TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Reviews

Updated Jan 24, 2022

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TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Administrator  David P. Pekoske (no image)
David P. Pekoske
233 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits that are not dependent on full or part time hours(in 175 reviews)

  • "Good pay good work ahours and good vacation(in 131 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Once again depending on the airport management could be too much to deal with(in 108 reviews)

  • "Cutback in pay- lost 45% when retention incentive was removed and hours were part time shift was reduced from 25 to 20 hours per week(in 62 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years
      Featured Review

      Outstanding job with Outstanding Opportunities

      Dec 19, 2021 - Supervisory Transportation Security Officer in Seattle, WA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Flexible Schedules, Medical Coverage, Savings Plan, Free Associates Program Great pay and Benefits, plenty of "non passenger screening opportunities"

      Cons

      Busy, fast paced and loud work environment.

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Not a horrible place to work

      Jan 24, 2022 - Lead Transportation Security Officer in Bangor, ME
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Benefits, decent pay but could be better

      Cons

      Worklife balance is lacking. If you have kids I would look for a more family friendly work place.

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great if you are young single with no life

      Jan 24, 2022 - TS Officer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, good benefits, easy

      Cons

      Schedules are inconvenient, toxic management, long probation period, no weekends off, short staffed and unable to request most times off, work holidays

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      tsa

      Jan 24, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in Brooklyn, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      great team based on terminal

      Cons

      lack of appreciation from hire ups

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Stressful job

      Jan 22, 2022 - TSA OFFICER in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Government job has benefits like 401k and pension

      Cons

      Stressfull job, micromanagement, passengers not respect us

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Challenging and exciting mission

      Jan 21, 2022 - Executive Director in Springfield, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      People are dedicated to the mission

      Cons

      Confusion over pay scale since not on GS schedule

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Tsa

      Jan 19, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Decent pay not much to do

      Cons

      People at airport can be rude

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      OK

      Jan 19, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in Jamaica, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Being a Government employee it is helpful when applying to other government agencies.

      Cons

      Management needs training, not much room to move up.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Lead Baggage Screener

      Jan 19, 2022 - Lead Transportation Security Officer in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Gain supervisory experience. Interact with stakeholders. Interact with law enforcement officials.

      Cons

      Unprofessional work environment, due to lack of standards for recruitment. Contradiction of rules by upper management. Non flexible work schedule.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Avoid

      Jan 17, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits but bad pay.

      Cons

      Management is horrible. Schedule is always changing.

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