Detective Salaries

5,002 SalariesUpdated Aug 6, 2020

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$45,279 / yr
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The national average salary for a Detective is $45,279 in United States. Filter by location to see Detective salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,002 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Detective employees.

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Detective

New York Police Department

$101,164/yr

Range: $87K - $170K

31 salaries

$101,164/yr
$87K$170K

Detective

Chicago Police Department

$101,428/yr

Range: $91K - $111K

8 salaries

$101,428/yr
$91K$111K

Detective

Milwaukee

$82,847/yr

Range: $80K - $86K

3 salaries

$82,847/yr
$80K$86K

Detective

Metropolitan Police Department of Washington DC

$78,434/yr

Range: $76K - $90K

3 salaries

$78,434/yr
$76K$90K

Detective

Baltimore City Police Department

$67,063/yr

Range: $26K - $67K

3 salaries

$67,063/yr
$26K$67K

Detective

Gwinnett County Police Department

$50,000/yr

Range: $36K - $55K

3 salaries

$50,000/yr
$36K$55K

Detective

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

$61,122/yr

Range: $56K - $67K

3 salaries

$61,122/yr
$56K$67K

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Detective

State of New Jersey

$91,204/yr

Range: $82K - $101K

2 salaries

About
$82K - $101K
$82K$101K

Detective - Hourly

City of Albuquerque

$32/hr

Range: $29 - $35

2 salaries

About
$29 - $35hourly
$29$35

Detective

Nassau County, New York

$131,894/yr

Range: $122K - $144K

2 salaries

About
$122K - $144K
$122K$144K

Detective - Hourly

Maricopa County Arizona Attorney's Office

$32/hr

Range: $31 - $34

2 salaries

About
$31 - $34hourly
$31$34

Detective

Austin Police Department (Texas)

$108,072/yr

Range: $101K - $116K

2 salaries

About
$101K - $116K
$101K$116K

Detective

Broward County Sheriff - Florida

$50,726/yr

Range: $48K - $54K

2 salaries

About
$48K - $54K
$48K$54K

Detective

Kansas City Police Department - Missouri

$71,871/yr

Range: $65K - $79K

2 salaries

About
$65K - $79K
$65K$79K

Detective

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

$69,650/yr

Range: $62K - $79K

2 salaries

About
$62K - $79K
$62K$79K

Detective

Milwaukee Police Department

$94,246/yr

Range: $90K - $99K

2 salaries

About
$90K - $99K
$90K$99K

Detective

Department of Public Safety, Nevada

$68,133/yr

Range: $63K - $73K

2 salaries

About
$63K - $73K
$63K$73K

Detective

Nassau County Police Department

$162,394/yr

Range: $134K - $191K

2 salaries

About
$134K - $191K
$134K$191K

Detective

Chesterfield County Police Department

$58,025/yr

Range: $44K - $73K

2 salaries

About
$44K - $73K
$44K$73K

Detective

Roanoke City Police Department

$43,377/yr

Range: $41K - $45K

2 salaries

About
$41K - $45K
$41K$45K
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