Investigative Specialist

Investigative Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$78,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$140,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
BP America
Highest Paying City
San Diego, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does an investigative specialist make?
As an Investigative Specialist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $78,849 per year or $37.91 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $140,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $44,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Investigative Specialists are in Professional companies and Internet companies. The best states for high paying Investigative Specialist jobs are California, Arizona, District of Columbia, Hawaii, and Massachusetts. The typical employment in the position spans 2.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$58,635

Average Investigative Specialist Salary By Location

Investigative Specialists in the United States of America make on average $78,849 a year or $37.91 per hour. Working in San Diego, CA as an Investigative Specialist will pay you the highest wages at around $92,379 per year. Even an entry-level Investigative Specialist makes $49,000 per year in San Diego, CA. California, Arizona, District of Columbia, Hawaii, and Massachusetts are the top 5 highest earning states for Investigative Specialists. On the other hand, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Montana, and Oklahoma report the lowest wages for Investigative Specialists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Diego, CA
$92,379
2
Arlington, VA
$84,977
3
Goodyear, AZ
$84,906
4
Framingham, MA
$82,160
5
Albuquerque, NM
$77,150

Average Investigative Specialist Salary By Company

Investigative Specialist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Professional companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Investigative Specialists. BP America and New York are the best paying companies for Investigative Specialists. In addition, companies like The Bank of New York Mellon and ServiceNow report highly competitive salaries for Investigative Specialists.

Average Investigative Specialist Pay By Industry

Investigative Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Health Care companies, Insurance companies, and Finance companies pay their Investigative Specialists well. Health Care companies pay their Investigative Specialists the highest wages, averaging $93,302 per year. Insurance companies and Finance companies pay well too, at $89,030 and $87,390, respectively. The average salary for Investigative Specialists in the Retail industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $68,440.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$93,302
2
Insurance
$89,030
3
Finance
$87,390
4
Telecommunication
$70,174
5
Retail
$68,440

Recently Added Investigative Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Investigative Specialist
01/29/2020
$41,400
New York State Civil Service
Investigative Specialist
01/27/2020
$73,284
State of Florida
Investigative Specialist
01/26/2020
$32,000
Ideal Tax Solution
Investigative Specialist
01/22/2020
$31,305
State of New York
Investigative Specialist
01/15/2020
$71,980
State of Florida
Investigative Specialist
12/25/2019
$34,059
Jackson County Missouri
Investigative Specialist
12/24/2019
$35,276
Ideal Tax Solution
Investigative Specialist
12/18/2019
$31,305
State of Arizona
Investigative Specialist
12/10/2019
$51,951
Office of The Inspector General for Tax Administration
Investigative Specialist
11/25/2019
$117,191
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