Calculate your salary

There are many factors that determine how much you should be earning as a Fraud Investigator. Use Zippia's Salary Calculator to see how your pay matches up.

Fraud Investigator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$48,000
$32,000
$48,000
$73,000
Fraud investigators in the United States make an average salary of $48,945 per year or $23.53 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $32,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $73,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, Illinois, New York, Rhode Island, and Connecticut provide the highest fraud investigator salaries.
Best Paying Cities
0 selections

How much should you get paid?

Tell us about yourself to get a free, personalized Zippia Salary Report and suggestions on how to increase your pay.

Map of Fraud Investigator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Fraud Investigators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Fraud Investigator Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, Illinois and New York, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for fraud investigators. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Montana, Missouri, and South Dakota.

City
Average Salary
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ
$96,218
$96k
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$75,328
$75k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$73,992
$74k
Dublin, CA
Dublin, CA
$73,476
$73k
Wilmington, DE
Wilmington, DE
$71,035
$71k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$69,024
$69k
Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
$66,135
$66k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$64,879
$65k
Des Moines, IA
Des Moines, IA
$64,646
$65k
Dallas, TX
Dallas, TX
$62,893
$63k

High Paying Fraud Investigator Jobs

Average Fraud Investigator Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Intel and BBVA Compass as they offer the highest salaries for fraud investigators.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

See what's out there.

Fraud Investigator Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Fraud Investigator Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a fraud investigator can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Fraud Investigator Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Welfare Fraud Investigator (Northeast Region)
    Welfare Fraud Investigator (Northeast Region)
    Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Wilkes-Barre, PA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $45,184
    $45,184
    10/27/2020
    Missouri Attorney General
    Missouri Attorney General
    Investigator-Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
    Investigator-Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
    Investigator-Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
    Jefferson City, MO
    Jefferson City, MO
    10/18/2020
    10/18/2020
    $40,000
    $40,000
    10/18/2020
    Ncdes Fraud Investigator/Government Program Eligibility REP--Temporary Solutions
    Ncdes Fraud Investigator/Government Program Eligibility REP--Temporary Solutions
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    10/16/2020
    Fraud Investigator
    Fraud Investigator
    Chandler, AZ
    Chandler, AZ
    10/15/2020
    10/15/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/15/2020
    Fraud Investigator
    Fraud Investigator
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Colorado Springs, CO
    10/10/2020
    10/10/2020
    $37,587
    $37,587
    10/10/2020
    Card Fraud Investigator or JR. (Depending On Experience)
    Card Fraud Investigator or JR. (Depending On Experience)
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Colorado Springs, CO
    09/26/2020
    09/26/2020
    $37,587
    $37,587
    09/26/2020
    Ncdes Fraud Investigator/Government Program Eligibility REP--Temporary Solutions
    Ncdes Fraud Investigator/Government Program Eligibility REP--Temporary Solutions
    Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh, NC
    09/20/2020
    09/20/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    09/20/2020
    Fraud Investigator
    Fraud Investigator
    Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix, AZ
    08/12/2020
    08/12/2020
    $43,723
    $43,723
    08/12/2020
    Arapahoe County
    Arapahoe County
    Senior Criminal/Civil Welfare Fraud Investigator
    Senior Criminal/Civil Welfare Fraud Investigator
    Senior Criminal/Civil Welfare Fraud Investigator
    Aurora, CO
    Aurora, CO
    07/23/2020
    07/23/2020
    $52,885
    $52,885
    07/23/2020
    Criminal Insurance Fraud Investigator
    Criminal Insurance Fraud Investigator
    Little Rock, AR
    Little Rock, AR
    07/22/2020
    07/22/2020
    $45,010
    $45,010
    07/22/2020