Special Agent Salaries

614 SalariesUpdated May 12, 2021

Average Base Pay
$106,317 / yr
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How much does a Special Agent make?

The national average salary for a Special Agent is $106,317 in United States. Filter by location to see Special Agent salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 614 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Special Agent employees.

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Special Agent

US Department of Homeland Security

$143,634/yr

Range: $66K - $184K

72 salaries

$143,634/yr
$66K$184K

Special Agent

U.S. Department of State

$149,090/yr

Range: $70K - $187K

66 salaries

$149,090/yr
$70K$187K

Special Agent

US Department of Justice

$155,458/yr

Range: $73K - $186K

60 salaries

$155,458/yr
$73K$186K

Special Agent

US Army

$79,511/yr

Range: $35K - $147K

54 salaries

$79,511/yr
$35K$147K

Special Agent

DEA

$153,764/yr

Range: $56K - $200K

54 salaries

$153,764/yr
$56K$200K

Special Agent

US Secret Service

$151,075/yr

Range: $57K - $194K

49 salaries

$151,075/yr
$57K$194K

Special Agent

United States Federal Government

$142,133/yr

Range: $82K - $179K

45 salaries

$142,133/yr
$82K$179K

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Special Agent

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement

$95,768/yr

Range: $76K - $170K

40 salaries

$95,768/yr
$76K$170K

Special Agent

US Air Force

$85,091/yr

Range: $47K - $148K

40 salaries

$85,091/yr
$47K$148K

Special Agent

IRS

$141,587/yr

Range: $79K - $173K

32 salaries

$141,587/yr
$79K$173K

Special Agent

US Department of Treasury

$148,669/yr

Range: $121K - $177K

18 salaries

$148,669/yr
$121K$177K

Special Agent - Monthly

California Department of Justice

$6,658/mo

Range: $5K - $12K

15 salaries

$6,658/mo
$5K$12K

Special Agent

CSX

$80,193/yr

Range: $73K - $110K

14 salaries

$80,193/yr
$73K$110K

Special Agent

U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations

$65,392/yr

Range: $42K - $147K

12 salaries

$65,392/yr
$42K$147K

Special Agent

Bureau of Diplomatic Security

$125,834/yr

Range: $97K - $174K

12 salaries

$125,834/yr
$97K$174K

Special Agent

NCIS

$144,345/yr

Range: $102K - $176K

12 salaries

$144,345/yr
$102K$176K

Special Agent

State of South Carolina

$44,368/yr

Range: $42K - $60K

11 salaries

$44,368/yr
$42K$60K

Special Agent

Union Pacific

$89,014/yr

Range: $80K - $94K

10 salaries

$89,014/yr
$80K$94K

Special Agent

U.S. Office of Personnel Management

$96,203/yr

Range: $51K - $100K

10 salaries

$96,203/yr
$51K$100K

Special Agent

Office of Inspector General United States Postal Service

$168,945/yr

Range: $91K - $274K

9 salaries

$168,945/yr
$91K$274K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$3,508
monthly
An Agent in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $3,508 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
$8
hourly
A Cross Utlized Agent in the Great Falls, MT Area area reported making $8 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Great Falls, MT Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$10
hourly
A Cross-Utilized Agent in the Helena, MT Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Helena, MT Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
An Agent in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$38,000
per year
A CRS Agent in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$11
hourly
An Agent in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$38,803
per year
A Licensing Agent in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $38,803 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
A Special Agent in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$16
hourly
A Consultation Agent in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public