How much does a Digital Forensics Investigator make?

Updated Jul 13, 2021

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$53,828 /yr
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7,574 salaries

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$32K

Low

$89K

High

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The national average salary for Digital Forensics Investigator is $53,828 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Digital Forensics Investigator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7574 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Digital Forensics Investigator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Investigator$62,842 /yr
L3
Senior Investigator$84,346 /yr
L4
Lead Investigator$79,978 /yr
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Private

Digital Forensic Investigator
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$164K -$177K

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$177K

$163,977 - $177,135 Range

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National University

Digital Forensic Investigator - Hourly
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$31 -$33

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$31

$33

$31 - $33 Range

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The national average salary for a Digital Forensics Investigator is $53,828 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Digital Forensics Investigator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7574 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Digital Forensics Investigator employees.

The highest salary for a Digital Forensics Investigator in United States is $89,500 per year.

The lowest salary for a Digital Forensics Investigator in United States is $32,374 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$96,000
per year
An Investigative Specialist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $96,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$65,000
per year
An Internal Investigator in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$40,000
per year
An Investigator in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$41,500
per year
A Child Welfare Specialist in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $41,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Oklahoma City, OK Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$40,256
per year
A Field Investigator in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $40,256 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$40,000
per year
An Investigator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$50,000
per year
An Investigator in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$100,000
per year
An Investigator in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$40,000
per year
A Fraud Investigator in the Greeley, CO Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Greeley, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$23
hourly
A Disputes Investigator in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Temporary
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
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