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How much does a FBI Special Agent make?

Updated Jun 15, 2021

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$111,801 /yr
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114 salaries

$56K

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$112K

Average

$222K

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The national average salary for a FBI Special Agent is $111,801 in United States. Filter by location to see FBI Special Agent salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 114 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by FBI Special Agent employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Special Agent$106,473 /yr
L3
Senior Special Agent$111,906 /yr
L4
Lead Special Agent$39,068 /yr
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Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
4.1

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

FBI Special Agent

$144,138

 /yr
Range: $47K - $177K
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$47K

$177K

$47,384 - $177,061 Range

US Department of Justice
4.2

US Department of Justice

FBI Special Agent

$143,864

 /yr
Range: $74K - $174K

$74K

$174K

$73,610 - $173,555 Range

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
4.1

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

FBI Special Agent - Hourly
About 

$19 -$53

 hourly

$19

$53

$19 - $53 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

FBI Special Agent - Monthly Contractor
About 

$2K -$2K

$2K

$2K

$2,020 - $2,219 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

FBI Special Agent - Monthly
About 

$4K -$4K

$4K

$4K

$3,712 - $4,053 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

FBI Special Agent - Monthly
About 

$14K -$15K

$14K

$15K

$14,129 - $15,253 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

FBI Special Agent
About 

$57K -$62K

$57K

$62K

$56,915 - $61,726 Range

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McKesson
3.7

McKesson

FBI Special Agent
About 

$138K -$150K

$138K

$150K

$138,093 - $150,394 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

United States Federal Government

FBI Special Agent
About 

$120K -$130K

$120K

$130K

$120,372 - $129,981 Range

HTC Global Services
3.8

HTC Global Services

FBI Special Agent - Monthly
About 

€3K -€3K

€3K

€3K

€2,885 - €3,096 Range

University of Alabama at Birmingham
4.1

$60K

$65K

$60,049 - $65,467 Range

In-N-Out Burger
4.3

In-N-Out Burger

FBI Special Agent - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

U.S. Department of State
4

U.S. Department of State

FBI Special Agent
About 

$81K -$86K

$81K

$86K

$80,662 - $86,441 Range

NYC Health + Hospitals
3.5

NYC Health + Hospitals

FBI Special Agent - Monthly
About 

$3K -$3K

$3K

$3K

$2,976 - $3,252 Range

None of Your Business Boutique

FBI Special Agent - Hourly
About 

$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

4

Nones

FBI Special Agent - Hourly
About 

$10 -$10

 hourly

$10

$10

$10 - $10 Range

Fairfax County Virginia
4

Fairfax County Virginia

FBI Special Agent
About 

$58K -$63K

$58K

$63K

$58,447 - $63,417 Range

Ronald McDonald House Charities
4.1

Ronald McDonald House Charities

FBI Special Agent - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

ALEX
3.5

ALEX

FBI Special Agent
About 

$51K -$55K

$51K

$55K

$50,829 - $54,970 Range

Uncle Ed's Oil Shoppe
2.9

Uncle Ed's Oil Shoppe

FBI Special Agent - Hourly
About 

$10 -$10

 hourly

$10

$10

$10 - $10 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$20
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$154,000
per year
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10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
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$17
hourly
A Geek Squad Agent in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $17 per hour
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Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$18
hourly
A Licensed Medicare Agent in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $18 per hour
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Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Residential Agent in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $60,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$14
hourly
A Roadside Assistance Agent in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $14 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,000
per year
An Agent in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
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