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How much does a Surveillance Investigator make?

Updated Sep 21, 2021

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$45,469 /yr
Average Base Pay

137 salaries

$33K

Low

$45K

Average

$62K

High

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The national average salary for Surveillance Investigator is $45,469 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Surveillance Investigator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 137 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Surveillance Investigator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Investigator$63,835 /yr
L3
Senior Investigator$85,054 /yr
L4
Lead Investigator$78,783 /yr
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CoventBridge Group
3.5

CoventBridge Group

Surveillance Investigator

$56,933

 /yr
Range: $47K - $65K
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$47K

$65K

$47,034 - $64,909 Range

G4S Compliance & Investigations
3.2

G4S Compliance & Investigations

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $25

$15

$25

$15 - $25 Range

Veracity Research Company
2.9

Veracity Research Company

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $25

$18

$25

$18 - $25 Range

DigiStream
3.8

DigiStream

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

Command Investigations
3.8

Command Investigations

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $22

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

Hub Enterprises
2.9

Hub Enterprises

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $20

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

PhotoFax
3.8

PhotoFax

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $23

$17

$23

$17 - $23 Range

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Horsemen Investigations
4

Horsemen Investigations

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $21 - $23

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Apex Investigation
3.1

Apex Investigation

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $18 - $23

$18

$23

$18 - $23 Range

Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa
4

Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $21

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

Morongo Band of Mission Indians
2.6

Morongo Band of Mission Indians

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $20

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

Advantage Surveillance
2.8

Advantage Surveillance

Surveillance Investigator

$43,999

 /yr
Range: $35K - $53K

$35K

$53K

$34,539 - $52,861 Range

FRAUD FIGHTERS
3.2

FRAUD FIGHTERS

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $33

$16

$33

$16 - $33 Range

Probe Information Services
3

Probe Information Services

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $21 - $30

$21

$30

$21 - $30 Range

Houston Health Department
3.5

Houston Health Department

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly
About 

$27 -$30

 hourly

$27

$30

$27 - $30 Range

Miami Valley Gaming
3.2

Miami Valley Gaming

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly
About 

$13 -$15

 hourly

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

The Robison Group
3.3

The Robison Group

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly
About 

$19 -$26

 hourly

$19

$26

$19 - $26 Range

TruView Background Screening & Investigations

TruView Background Screening & Investigations

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly
About 

$25 -$28

 hourly

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

Marshall Investigative Group
2.8

Marshall Investigative Group

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly
About 

$17 -$23

 hourly

$17

$23

$17 - $23 Range

Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Surveillance Investigator - Hourly
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Surveillance Investigator salaries

The national average salary for a Surveillance Investigator is $45,469 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Surveillance Investigator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 137 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Surveillance Investigator employees.

The highest salary for a Surveillance Investigator in United States is $61,794 per year.

The lowest salary for a Surveillance Investigator in United States is $33,457 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$100,000
per year
An Investigator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$100,000
per year
An Investigator in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
An Insurance Inspector in the Springfield, MO Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Springfield, MO Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$4,000
monthly
A CPS Investigator in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $4,000 per month
Job Highlights
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A Background Investigator in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$98,000
per year
An Investigator in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$35
hourly
A Background Investigator in the Fort Collins, CO Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fort Collins, CO Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Government
$48,000
per year
An Investigator in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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