CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$71,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$71,000
Median 50%
$133,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Inspector General Office
Highest Paying City
Philadelphia, PA
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
5.7 years
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.
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Average Criminal Investigator Salary By Company

Criminal Investigator jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Finance companies and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Inspector General Office and U.S. Department of State are the best paying companies for Criminal Investigators. In addition, companies like Lamar State College-Orange and Federal Reserve report highly competitive salaries for Criminal Investigators.

Average Criminal Investigator Salary By Location

Across America, Criminal Investigators make on average $71,315 annually or $34.29 hourly. Philadelphia, PA reports the highest annual salary for Criminal Investigators at 86,670. The average starting salary in Philadelphia, PA for Criminal Investigators is $46,000. Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania are the top 5 highest earning states for Criminal Investigators. Hawaii, Idaho, California, Arizona, and Nevada have the lowest reported salaries for Criminal Investigators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Philadelphia, PA
$86,670
2
Baltimore, MD
$86,454
3
New York, NY
$85,405
4
Washington, DC
$85,118
5
Arlington, VA
$85,107

RECENTLY ADDED Criminal Investigator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Department of Administrative Services, State of Ohio
Criminal Investigator
10/30/2019
$80,018
Social Security Administration
Criminal Investigator
10/29/2019
$109,153
Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Criminal Investigator
10/29/2019
$53,154
Customs and Border Protection
Criminal Investigator
10/29/2019
$137,849
Customs and Border Protection
Criminal Investigator
10/29/2019
$88,704
Criminal Investigator
10/28/2019
$54,753
Office of The Inspector General
Criminal Investigator
10/26/2019
$110,880
Office of The Inspector General for Tax Administration
Criminal Investigator
10/25/2019
$98,198
Criminal Investigator
10/24/2019
$91,718
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
Criminal Investigator
10/24/2019
$111,573
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