Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Investigator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$65,981 / yrTotal Pay
$48,609 / yrBase Pay
$17,372 / yrAdditional Pay

$65,981

 / yr
$10K$545K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Investigator is $65,981 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $48,609 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,372 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$65,981 /yr
Investigator
$85,832 /yr
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$70,814 /yr
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GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Investigator

$119,277

 /yr
Range: $90K - $187K

$90K

$187K

$90,103 - $187,472 Range

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
2.8

$4K

$104K

$4,384 - $104,463 Range

US Department of Labor
3.8

$89,571

 /yr
Range: $45K - $118K

$45K

$118K

$45,448 - $117,967 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

$61K

$188K

$60,548 - $188,143 Range

New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board
3.1

$56,632

 /yr
Range: $39K - $77K

$39K

$77K

$39,122 - $76,903 Range

Perspecta
3.5

Perspecta

Investigator

$50,106

 /yr
Range: $35K - $78K

$35K

$78K

$34,593 - $78,397 Range

US Investigations Services
2.0

$57,869

 /yr
Range: $42K - $81K

$42K

$81K

$41,528 - $81,097 Range

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Mintz Group
3.5

Mintz Group

Investigator

$59,242

 /yr
Range: $40K - $89K

$40K

$89K

$39,900 - $89,421 Range

Brigham and Women's Hospital
3.9

$79,431

 /yr
Range: $61K - $134K

$61K

$134K

$61,146 - $134,444 Range

CoventBridge Group
3.3

CoventBridge Group

Investigator - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $11 - $34

$11

$34

$11 - $34 Range

KeyPoint Government Solutions
2.0

$52,200

 /yr
Range: $42K - $75K

$42K

$75K

$41,535 - $74,985 Range

CACI International
3.8

CACI International

Investigator

$51,309

 /yr
Range: $37K - $82K

$37K

$82K

$36,818 - $82,447 Range

NIH
4.3

NIH

Investigator

$147,775

 /yr
Range: $140K - $195K

$140K

$195K

$139,586 - $194,662 Range

Associates Asset Recovery
2.3

$55,530

 /yr
Range: $56K - $56K

$56K

$56K

$55,530 - $55,530 Range

Medasource
4.3

Medasource

Investigator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $10 - $28

$10

$28

$10 - $28 Range

FINRA
4.1

FINRA

Investigator

$74,843

 /yr
Range: $70K - $86K

$70K

$86K

$69,831 - $85,916 Range

State of Florida
3.4

State of Florida

Investigator

$45,367

 /yr
Range: $34K - $69K

$34K

$69K

$33,789 - $69,248 Range

Comcast
3.9

Comcast

Investigator

$73,167

 /yr
Range: $69K - $97K

$69K

$97K

$68,752 - $96,682 Range

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
4.3

$45K

$113K

$45,000 - $113,445 Range

G4S Compliance & Investigations
3.0

G4S Compliance & Investigations

Investigator - Hourly

$17

$30

$17 - $30 Range

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$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Background Investigator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a BSA/AML Investigator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Investigator with 10 to 14 years of experience

$73,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Anti Money Investigator with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$72,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$12,000/yr

8 days ago by a AML Investigator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Investigator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$72,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$4,000/yr

8 days ago by a Field Investigator with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about an Investigator salaries

The national average salary for an Investigator is $63,823 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Investigator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2613 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Investigator employees.

The highest salary for an Investigator in United States is $108,753 per year.

The lowest salary for an Investigator in United States is $37,455 per year.

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