Senior Investigator

Senior Investigator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$88,000
$46,000
Min 10%
$88,000
Median 50%
$167,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
NJVC
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
5.3 years
How much does a senior investigator make?
As a Senior Investigator in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $88,483 per year or $42.54 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $167,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $46,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Senior Investigators are Health Care companies and Finance companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Senior Investigator salaries are Alaska, District of Columbia, California, North Dakota, and Oregon. The typical tenure for a Senior Investigator is 5.3 years.
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Average Senior Investigator Salary By Location

As a Senior Investigator in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $88,483 per year or $42.54 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Senior Investigators at 132,310. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $70,000. Some of the states with the best Senior Investigator salaries are Alaska, District of Columbia, California, North Dakota, Oregon, Hawaii, and South Dakota. On the other hand, North Carolina, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia, and South Carolina report the lowest wages for Senior Investigators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$132,310
2
Washington, DC
$115,472
3
Cambridge, MA
$96,939
4
Everett, WA
$94,632
5
Rockville, MD
$92,442

Average Senior Investigator Salary By Company

If you are a Senior Investigator, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Senior Investigator jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. Companies like NJVC or Mintz will get you the highest pay packages. If you can find a job at a company like BNP Paribas or Novartis, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Senior Investigators.

Average Senior Investigator Pay By Industry

Wages for Senior Investigators can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Media companies, Insurance companies, and Finance companies pay their Senior Investigators well. Media companies pay Senior Investigators an average salary of $95,974, Insurance companies pay $89,786, and Finance companys come in at $88,850. At $83,770, the average salary for Senior Investigators in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$95,974
2
Insurance
$89,786
3
Finance
$88,850
4
Retail
$83,989
5
Professional
$83,770

Recently Added Senior Investigator Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
State of Arizona
Senior Investigator
01/30/2020
$40,000
City of Seattle
Senior Investigator
01/29/2020
$85,984
State of Minnesota
Senior Investigator
01/29/2020
$56,146
State of Massachusetts
Senior Investigator
01/16/2020
$75,000
Wells Fargo
Senior Investigator
12/27/2019
$63,900
Wells Fargo
Senior Investigator
12/27/2019
$63,900
Wells Fargo
Senior Investigator
12/27/2019
$63,900
Wells Fargo
Senior Investigator
12/27/2019
$63,900
Wells Fargo
Senior Investigator
12/27/2019
$63,900
Wells Fargo
Senior Investigator
12/27/2019
$63,900
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