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Background Investigator Salaries

4,792 SalariesUpdated Aug 12, 2020

Average Base Pay
$48,716 / yr
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The national average salary for a Background Investigator is $48,716 in United States. Filter by location to see Background Investigator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 4,792 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Background Investigator employees.

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Background Investigator - Hourly

CACI International

$18/hr

Range: $16 - $31

61 salaries

$18/hr
$16$31

Background Investigator

CACI International

$43,754/yr

Range: $34K - $62K

46 salaries

$43,754/yr
$34K$62K

Background Investigator

KeyPoint Government Solutions

$47,960/yr

Range: $37K - $73K

45 salaries

$47,960/yr
$37K$73K

Background Investigator - Hourly

Perspecta

$20/hr

Range: $17 - $24

30 salaries

$20/hr
$17$24

Background Investigator - Hourly

KeyPoint Government Solutions

$19/hr

Range: $18 - $26

24 salaries

$19/hr
$18$26

Background Investigator

General Dynamics Information Technology

$41,088/yr

Range: $37K - $74K

15 salaries

$41,088/yr
$37K$74K

Background Investigator

Perspecta

$44,375/yr

Range: $31K - $75K

14 salaries

$44,375/yr
$31K$75K

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Background Investigator - Hourly

General Dynamics Information Technology

$20/hr

Range: $17 - $25

11 salaries

$20/hr
$17$25

Background Investigator

Securitas

$44,739/yr

Range: $38K - $55K

6 salaries

$44,739/yr
$38K$55K

Background Investigator

CSRA

$42,876/yr

Range: $41K - $73K

5 salaries

$42,876/yr
$41K$73K

Background Investigator

US Investigations Services

$44,589/yr

Range: $44K - $46K

5 salaries

$44,589/yr
$44K$46K

Background Investigator - Hourly Contractor

CACI International

$18/hr

Range: $17 - $34

4 salaries

$18/hr
$17$34

Background Investigator - Contractor

CACI International

$41,696/yr

Range: $35K - $46K

4 salaries

$41,696/yr
$35K$46K

Background Investigator - Hourly

CSRA

$19/hr

Range: $19 - $30

4 salaries

$19/hr
$19$30

Background Investigator - Contractor

KeyPoint Government Solutions

$54,286/yr

Range: $27K - $58K

4 salaries

$54,286/yr
$27K$58K

Background Investigator - Hourly Contractor

Omniplex World Services Corporation

$38/hr

Range: $33 - $43

4 salaries

$38/hr
$33$43

Background Investigator - Hourly

Claims Bureau USA

$16/hr

Range: $12 - $17

4 salaries

$16/hr
$12$17

Background Investigator - Hourly

Securitas

$24/hr

Range: $19 - $24

3 salaries

$24/hr
$19$24

Background Investigator

U.S. Office of Personnel Management

$61,818/yr

Range: $49K - $93K

3 salaries

$61,818/yr
$49K$93K

Background Investigator

Omniplex World Services Corporation

$37,907/yr

Range: $33K - $74K

3 salaries

$37,907/yr
$33K$74K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent background investigator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$125,000
per year
An Investigator in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$18k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
An AML Investigator in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Fraud Investigator in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Fraud Investigator in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
An Investigator in the Louisville, KY Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Louisville, KY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
A Field Investigator in the Buffalo, NY Area area reported making $21 per hour
Additional Pay
$7k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Buffalo, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$22
hourly
An AML Investigator in the Columbia, SC Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbia, SC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Child Protection Investigator in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$17
hourly
A Field Inspector in the Puerto Rico Area area reported making $17 per hour
Additional Pay
$300 cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Puerto Rico Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
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