Special Agent Salaries

568 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$108,991 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,268
Range$12 - $28,618

How much does a Special Agent make?

The national average salary for a Special Agent is $108,991 in United States. Filter by location to see Special Agent salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 568 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Special Agent employees.

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Special Agent

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

$136,686/yr

Range: $63K - $188K

55 salaries

$136,686/yr
$63K$188K

Special Agent

US Department of Homeland Security

$136,113/yr

Range: $72K - $170K

46 salaries

$136,113/yr
$72K$170K

Special Agent

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement

$92,371/yr

Range: $73K - $165K

37 salaries

$92,371/yr
$73K$165K

Special Agent

U.S. Department of State

$129,007/yr

Range: $90K - $171K

32 salaries

$129,007/yr
$90K$171K

Special Agent

US Secret Service

$142,660/yr

Range: $112K - $169K

26 salaries

$142,660/yr
$112K$169K

Special Agent

US Department of Justice

$136,372/yr

Range: $97K - $166K

24 salaries

$136,372/yr
$97K$166K

Special Agent

IRS

$137,826/yr

Range: $101K - $165K

22 salaries

$137,826/yr
$101K$165K

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Special Agent

US Air Force

$86,876/yr

Range: $44K - $143K

21 salaries

$86,876/yr
$44K$143K

Special Agent

DEA

$122,268/yr

Range: $46K - $218K

21 salaries

$122,268/yr
$46K$218K

Special Agent

Federal Government

$132,244/yr

Range: $84K - $154K

19 salaries

$132,244/yr
$84K$154K

Special Agent

US Army

$90,214/yr

Range: $45K - $141K

15 salaries

$90,214/yr
$45K$141K

Special Agent

CSX

$75,752/yr

Range: $71K - $87K

10 salaries

$75,752/yr
$71K$87K

Special Agent

US Department of Treasury

$136,347/yr

Range: $69K - $171K

9 salaries

$136,347/yr
$69K$171K

Special Agent

U.S. Office of Personnel Management

$92,908/yr

Range: $79K - $97K

9 salaries

$92,908/yr
$79K$97K

Special Agent

State of South Carolina

$43,019/yr

Range: $41K - $45K

8 salaries

$43,019/yr
$41K$45K

Special Agent

Office of Inspector General United States Postal Service

$161,361/yr

Range: $88K - $264K

8 salaries

$161,361/yr
$88K$264K

Special Agent

U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations

$59,451/yr

Range: $40K - $103K

8 salaries

$59,451/yr
$40K$103K

Special Agent

Bureau of Diplomatic Security

$99,837/yr

Range: $50K - $136K

7 salaries

$99,837/yr
$50K$136K

Special Agent

Union Pacific

$83,004/yr

Range: $77K - $91K

6 salaries

$83,004/yr
$77K$91K

Special Agent

Amec Foster Wheeler

$67,084/yr

Range: $63K - $77K

6 salaries

$67,084/yr
$63K$77K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$18,720
per year
A Dangerous Goods Agent in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $18,720 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$13
hourly
A Chat Agent in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
An Agent in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
An Agent in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$2,000
monthly
A Supervising Agent in the Pascagoula, MS Area area reported making $2,000 per month
Job Highlights
Pascagoula, MS Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$5
hourly
An Agent in the Odessa, TX Area area reported making $5 per hour
Job Highlights
Odessa, TX Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
An Agent in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $12 per hour
Additional Pay
$10k commissions
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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