U.S. Border Patrol Increases Entry-Level Pay

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Texas Border Business

EDINBURG, Texas – November 1, 2019, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Human Resources Management, in partnership with U.S. Border Patrol, implemented changes to the entry-level Border Patrol Agent position.  These innovative changes support the CBP’s strategic commitment to hiring and retaining a world-class workforce.

As of November 1, 2019, GL-7 is now the lowest entry-level grade for Border Patrol Agents.  It increases the Border Patrol’s competiveness by providing candidates the opportunity to qualify at a higher grade from the previous GL-5 entry-level grade.  This new entry-level position will enhance Border Patrol’s recruiting and hiring efforts.

U.S. Border Patrol recruitment questions can be emailed to [email protected]

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation’s borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.

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