How much does a criminal investigator make?
Criminal Investigators in America make, on average, $71,315 a year or $34.29 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $133,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $37,000 per year. Finance companies and Non Profits companies have the most job opportunities for Criminal Investigators. Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania are some of the states with the best Criminal Investigator salaries in the US. Most Criminal Investigators spend 5.7 years in the position.