Air Marshal

by Bryan Flynn and Owen Foster

What they are

Air Marshals are armed Federal law enforcement officers who are deployed on flights internationally to protect passengers from crimes.

Education and Training Needed to Work

People wanting to be a Air Marshal must undergo background checks, mental health screenings , fitness tests, drug test, ect. They must be between 21 and 37 years of age. They also must have the highest pistol qualification score among all enforcement agencies.


They can earn from $46,950 up to $82,417 per year.

What they do

They pretend to be a regular passenger on a plane and if a crime happens on the plane they stop it.

Pros and Cons

Pros: good pay, x-military may qualify, lots of down time

cons: boring, your schedule can change fast, work may have to work 7 days a week

Would we want to Pursue in This

We would not want to pursue in this because, you sit on a plane for more than 5 hours and do nothing unless there is a crime on the plane.

Where did we get this information