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2,497 SalariesUpdated Sep 19, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$60,281/yr
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$41K
Low
$60K
Average
$91K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,881
Range$550 - $16,006
How much does a Detective make?

The national average salary for a Detective is $60,281 in United States. Filter by location to see Detective salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,497 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Detective employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      New York Police Department
      $95,000/yr
      Range: $61K - $184K
      17 salaries
      $95,000/yr
      $61K$184K
      Gwinnett County Police Department
      $43,095/yr
      Range: $32K - $55K
      2 salaries
      About
      $32K - $55K
      $32K$55K
      St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
      $55,013/yr
      Range: $50K - $60K
      2 salaries
      About
      $50K - $60K
      $50K$60K
      Austin Police Department (Texas)
      $100,288/yr
      Range: $94K - $107K
      2 salaries
      About
      $94K - $107K
      $94K$107K
      Palm Beach County Sheriff
      $65,284/yr
      Range: $56K - $75K
      2 salaries
      About
      $56K - $75K
      $56K$75K
      Chesterfield County Police Department
      $53,500/yr
      Range: $40K - $68K
      2 salaries
      About
      $40K - $68K
      $40K$68K
      New York Pickle Deli
      $131,123/yr
      Range: $99K - $165K
      2 salaries
      About
      $99K - $165K
      $99K$165K

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      Durham Police Department-North Carolina
      $51,000/yr
      Range: $49K - $53K
      2 salaries
      About
      $49K - $53K
      $49K$53K
      J.P. Morgan
      $156,000/yr
      Range: $149K - $163K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $149K - $163K
      $149K$163K
      The Home Depot
      $45,000/yr
      Range: $43K - $47K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $43K - $47K
      $43K$47K
      GEICO
      $42,000/yr
      Range: $40K - $44K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $40K - $44K
      $40K$44K
      US Department of Veterans Affairs
      $60,452/yr
      Range: $58K - $62K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $58K - $62K
      $58K$62K
      US Department of Defense
      $87,000/yr
      Range: $84K - $90K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $84K - $90K
      $84K$90K
      TJX Companies
      $14/hr
      Range: $14 - $15
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $14 - $15
      hourly
      $14$15
      Commonwealth of Massachusetts
      $90,000/yr
      Range: $86K - $94K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $86K - $94K
      $86K$94K
      City of Austin Texas
      $83,889/yr
      Range: $80K - $88K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $80K - $88K
      $80K$88K
      City of Seattle
      $50/hr
      Range: $48 - $52
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $48 - $52
      hourly
      $48$52
      City of Philadelphia
      $69,238/yr
      Range: $67K - $72K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $67K - $72K
      $67K$72K
      State of New Jersey
      $87,500/yr
      Range: $84K - $91K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $84K - $91K
      $84K$91K
      Travis County, Texas
      $65,000/yr
      Range: $63K - $67K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $63K - $67K
      $63K$67K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $35,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Tyler, TX Area area reported making $35,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Tyler, TX Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
      $105,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $96,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $96,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Riverside, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Government
      $38,000
      per year
      A Campus Police Officer in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $38,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Providence, RI Area area
       
      Full-time
      Company - Public
      $45,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Scranton, PA Area area reported making $45,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Scranton, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Government
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