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Detective Salaries

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2,497 SalariesUpdated Dec 9, 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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      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
      Baltimore City Police Department
      $63,500/yr
      Range: $59K - $68K
      2 salaries
      About
      $59K - $68K
      $59K$68K
      St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
      $55,013/yr
      Range: $51K - $59K
      2 salaries
      About
      $51K - $59K
      $51K$59K
      Austin Police Department (Texas)
      $100,288/yr
      Range: $92K - $108K
      2 salaries
      About
      $92K - $108K
      $92K$108K
      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: $41K - $68K
      2 salaries
      About
      $41K - $68K
      $41K$68K

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      New York Pickle Deli
      $131,123/yr
      Range: $100K - $165K
      2 salaries
      About
      $100K - $165K
      $100K$165K
      Roanoke City Police Department
      $41,320/yr
      Range: $39K - $43K
      2 salaries
      About
      $39K - $43K
      $39K$43K
      Durham Police Department-North Carolina
      $51,000/yr
      Range: $49K - $53K
      2 salaries
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      $49K - $53K
      $49K$53K
      J.P. Morgan
      $156,000/yr
      Range: $149K - $162K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $149K - $162K
      $149K$162K
      The Home Depot
      $45,000/yr
      Range: $43K - $47K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $43K - $47K
      $43K$47K
      GEICO
      $42,000/yr
      Range: $41K - $43K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $41K - $43K
      $41K$43K
      US Department of Veterans Affairs
      $60,452/yr
      Range: $58K - $63K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $58K - $63K
      $58K$63K
      US Department of Defense
      $87,000/yr
      Range: $84K - $91K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $84K - $91K
      $84K$91K
      TJX Companies
      $14/hr
      Range: $14 - $15
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $14 - $15
      hourly
      $14$15
      Commonwealth of Massachusetts
      $90,000/yr
      Range: $87K - $93K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $87K - $93K
      $87K$93K
      City of Austin Texas
      $83,889/yr
      Range: $81K - $87K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $81K - $87K
      $81K$87K
      City of Seattle
      $50/hr
      Range: $48 - $52
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $48 - $52
      hourly
      $48$52
      City of Philadelphia
      $69,238/yr
      Range: $67K - $73K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $67K - $73K
      $67K$73K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $62,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Lafayette, IN Area area reported making $62,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Lafayette, IN Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Public
      $53,600
      per year
      A Detective in the Lynchburg, VA Area area reported making $53,600 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Lynchburg, VA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $72,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $72,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Government
      $70,000
      per year
      A Patrol Sergeant in the La Crosse, WI Area area reported making $70,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      La Crosse, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $60,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Lafayette, IN Area area reported making $60,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Lafayette, IN Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Public
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