Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Special Agent make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$78,232 / yrTotal Pay
$71,105 / yrBase Pay
$7,127 / yrAdditional Pay

$78,232

 / yr
$47K$132K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Special Agent is $78,232 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $71,105 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 $7,127 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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Special Agent pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Special Agent is $71,105 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Special Agent salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 943 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Special Agent employees.

The highest salary for a Special Agent in United States is $118,860 per year.

The lowest salary for a Special Agent in United States is $42,536 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Special Agent or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Special Agent.