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Private Investigator Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$53,854/yr
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$38K
Low
$54K
Average
$79K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,927
Range$873 - $11,912
How much does a Private Investigator make?

The national average salary for a Private Investigator is $53,854 in United States. Filter by location to see Private Investigator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,617 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Private Investigator employees.

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      PhotoFax
      $17/hr
      Range: $15 - $25
      16 salaries
      $17/hr
      $15$25
      Hub Enterprises
      $17/hr
      Range: $17 - $20
      5 salaries
      $17/hr
      $17$20
      PhotoFax
      $48,500/yr
      Range: $35K - $50K
      5 salaries
      $48,500/yr
      $35K$50K
      Advantage Surveillance
      $14/hr
      Range: $13 - $16
      5 salaries
      $14/hr
      $13$16
      ISG
      $16/hr
      Range: $15 - $19
      4 salaries
      $16/hr
      $15$19
      Litigation Solutions
      $16/hr
      Range: $16 - $19
      4 salaries
      $16/hr
      $16$19
      Hub Enterprises
      $35,327/yr
      Range: $32K - $36K
      3 salaries
      $35,327/yr
      $32K$36K

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      Sherlock Investigations
      $17/hr
      Range: $17 - $17
      3 salaries
      $17/hr
      $17$17
      G4S Compliance & Investigations
      $27,192/yr
      Range: $23K - $31K
      2 salaries
      About
      $23K - $31K
      $23K$31K
      CoventBridge Group
      $19/hr
      Range: $18 - $21
      2 salaries
      About
      $18 - $21
      hourly
      $18$21
      Veracity Research Company
      $17/hr
      Range: $15 - $19
      2 salaries
      About
      $15 - $19
      hourly
      $15$19
      GlobalOptions
      $20/hr
      Range: $17 - $22
      2 salaries
      About
      $17 - $22
      hourly
      $17$22
      Claims Bureau USA
      $15/hr
      Range: $14 - $17
      2 salaries
      About
      $14 - $17
      hourly
      $14$17
      McNelis Investigative Services
      $14/hr
      Range: $12 - $16
      2 salaries
      About
      $12 - $16
      hourly
      $12$16
      Blue Eye Investigations
      $65,000/yr
      Range: $54K - $78K
      2 salaries
      About
      $54K - $78K
      $54K$78K
      ADP
      $37,000/yr
      Range: $35K - $38K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $35K - $38K
      $35K$38K
      G4S
      $17/hr
      Range: $17 - $18
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $17 - $18
      hourly
      $17$18
      Self-Employment and Entrepreneur Development Society (SEEDS)
      $30/hr
      Range: $29 - $31
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $29 - $31
      hourly
      $29$31
      Self-Employment and Entrepreneur Development Society (SEEDS)
      $76,200/yr
      Range: $72K - $79K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $72K - $79K
      $72K$79K
      Amerigroup
      $40,000/yr
      Range: $38K - $41K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $38K - $41K
      $38K$41K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $50,000
      per year
      An Investigator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $77,000
      per year
      An Investigator in the Columbia, SC Area area reported making $77,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Columbia, SC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $37,500
      per year
      A Field Inspector in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $37,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Charlotte, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $18
      hourly
      A Field Investigator in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $18 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      New Orleans, LA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $70,000
      per year
      A Complaint Investigator in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Public
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