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2,418 SalariesUpdated Jun 18, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$52,540/yr
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$35K
Low
$53K
Average
$80K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,716
Range$511 - $14,224
How much does a Detective make?

The national average salary for a Detective is $52,540 in United States. Filter by location to see Detective salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,418 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
      $111,082/yr
      Range: $61K - $184K
      18 salaries
      $111,082
      $61K$184K
      Gwinnett County Police Department
      $43,536/yr
      Range: $32K - $56K
      2 salaries
      About
      $32K - $56K
      $32K$56K
      St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
      $55,199/yr
      Range: $51K - $59K
      2 salaries
      About
      $51K - $59K
      $51K$59K
      Austin Police Department (Texas)
      $100,228/yr
      Range: $93K - $109K
      2 salaries
      About
      $93K - $109K
      $93K$109K
      Palm Beach County Sheriff
      $65,611/yr
      Range: $56K - $75K
      2 salaries
      About
      $56K - $75K
      $56K$75K
      Chesterfield County Police Department
      $54,226/yr
      Range: $40K - $68K
      2 salaries
      About
      $40K - $68K
      $40K$68K
      New York Pickle Deli
      $133,398/yr
      Range: $99K - $164K
      2 salaries
      About
      $99K - $164K
      $99K$164K

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      J.P. Morgan
      $156,731/yr
      Range: $149K - $163K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $149K - $163K
      $149K$163K
      The Home Depot
      $45,138/yr
      Range: $43K - $47K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $43K - $47K
      $43K$47K
      GEICO
      $41,890/yr
      Range: $40K - $44K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $40K - $44K
      $40K$44K
      US Department of Veterans Affairs
      $60,544/yr
      Range: $58K - $63K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $58K - $63K
      $58K$63K
      US Department of Defense
      $87,132/yr
      Range: $83K - $91K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $83K - $91K
      $83K$91K
      TJX Companies
      $14/hr
      Range: $14 - $15
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $14 - $15
      hourly
      $14$15
      Commonwealth of Massachusetts
      $90,499/yr
      Range: $86K - $94K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $86K - $94K
      $86K$94K
      City of Austin Texas
      $83,721/yr
      Range: $81K - $88K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $81K - $88K
      $81K$88K
      City of Seattle
      $50/hr
      Range: $48 - $52
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $48 - $52
      hourly
      $48$52
      City of Philadelphia
      $69,482/yr
      Range: $66K - $72K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $66K - $72K
      $66K$72K
      State of New Jersey
      $87,123/yr
      Range: $84K - $91K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $84K - $91K
      $84K$91K
      Travis County, Texas
      $64,704/yr
      Range: $62K - $68K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $62K - $68K
      $62K$68K
      University of Central Oklahoma
      $46,876/yr
      Range: $45K - $49K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $45K - $49K
      $45K$49K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $105,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
      $90,000
      per year
      A Correctional Sergeant in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $20k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Sacramento, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $42,000
      per year
      A Police Officer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $42,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $32
      hourly
      A Police Officer in the Shelton, WA Area area reported making $32 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Shelton, WA Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
      $41,600
      per year
      A Police Officer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $41,600 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
       
      Full-time
      Government
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