Special Investigator

Special Investigator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$40,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$169,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Blue Shield of California
Highest Paying City
Rancho Cordova, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does a special investigator make?
Special Investigators in the US make on average $82,571 annually or $39.7 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $170,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $40,000 per year. Most Special Investigator jobs are in Health Care companies and Insurance companies. The best states for high paying Special Investigator jobs are Alaska, District of Columbia, California, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The typical employment for a Special Investigator is 4.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Special Investigator Salary By Location

Across America, Special Investigators make on average $82,571 annually or $39.7 hourly. Rancho Cordova, CA reports the highest Special Investigator salaries at $147,825 per year. Even an entry-level Special Investigator makes $82,000 per year in Rancho Cordova, CA. Alaska, District of Columbia, California, North Dakota, and South Dakota are the top 5 highest earning states for Special Investigators. The lowest earning states are South Carolina, Ohio, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Rancho Cordova, CA
$147,825
2
Phoenix, AZ
$111,679
3
Saint Paul, MN
$109,735
4
Dallas, TX
$108,873
5
New York, NY
$92,249

Average Special Investigator Salary By Company

If you are a Special Investigator, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Special Investigator jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Special Investigators are Blue Shield of California and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you can find a job at a company like Kemper or City of Los Angeles, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Special Investigators.

Average Special Investigator Pay By Industry

Wages for Special Investigators can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Professional companies, Insurance companies, and Retail companies pay their Special Investigators well. Salaries for Special Investigators in Professional companies average $90,271 annually, while Insurance companies and Retail companies pay $88,404 and $88,338, respectively. At $79,113, the average salary for Special Investigators in the Finance industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$90,271
2
Insurance
$88,404
3
Retail
$88,338
4
Finance
$79,113

Recently Added Special Investigator Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Special Investigator
01/28/2020
$44,303
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Special Investigator
01/17/2020
$63,815
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Special Investigator
01/16/2020
$56,764
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Special Investigator
01/15/2020
$55,882
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Special Investigator
01/15/2020
$55,882
King County Washington
Special Investigator
12/19/2019
$73,379
State of Minnesota
Special Investigator
12/17/2019
$54,162
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Special Investigator
11/25/2019
$56,462
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Special Investigator
11/16/2019
$49,667
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Special Investigator
11/14/2019
$50,269
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