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2022 Private Detectives and Investigators Salary Guide

Gather, analyze, compile, and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment. – 2022 Private Detectives and Investigators Salary

Private Detectives and Investigators Salary 2022

Salary

$59.4K

Growth

13%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Private Detectives and Investigators Make 2022?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $32,130 $40,290 $59,380 $77,540 $98,070
Hourly Wage $15.45 $19.37 $28.55 $37.28 $47.15

How Much Do Private Detectives and Investigators Make 2022?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$32,130
$40,290
$59,380
$77,540
$98,070
Hourly Wage
$15.45
$19.37
$28.55
$37.28
$47.15

What Do Private Detectives and Investigators Do? Private Detectives and Investigators Salary 2022

Gather, analyze, compile, and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment.

Also known as:

Asset Protection Detective, Field Investigator, Investigator, Loss Prevention Agent, Loss Prevention Associate, Loss Prevention Detective, Loss Prevention Investigator, Loss Prevention Officer, Private Investigator, Special Investigator

Private Detectives and Investigators Salary 2022

  • Prepare investigation or incident reports.
  • Investigate personal characteristics or activities of individuals.
  • Examine records or other types of data to investigate criminal activities.
  • Use databases to locate investigation details or other information.
  • Investigate crimes committed within organizations.
  • Investigate personal characteristics or activities of individuals.
  • Examine records or other types of data to investigate criminal activities.
  • Testify at legal or legislative proceedings.
  • Interview people to obtain information about actions or status of individuals.
  • Record crime or accident scene evidence with video or still cameras.
  • Observe individuals' activities to gather information or compile evidence.
  • Investigate crimes committed within organizations.
  • Investigate personal characteristics or activities of individuals.
  • Communicate situation details to appropriate personnel.
  • Balance receipts.
  • Inspect facilities to ensure compliance with security or safety regulations.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement or security agencies to respond to incidents.
  • Apprehend criminal suspects.
  • Prevent unauthorized individuals from entering restricted areas.
  • Warn individuals about rule violations or safety concerns.

Private Detectives and Investigators Job Outlook - Private Detectives and Investigators Salary 2022

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 33,700 38,100 13% 3,500

Private Detectives and Investigators Job Outlook - Private Detectives and Investigators Salary 2022

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
33,700
38,100
13%
3,500

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