How much does a Digital Forensics Investigator make?

Updated Jul 13, 2021

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$54,694 /yr
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8,089 salaries

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$33K

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$91K

High

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The national average salary for Digital Forensics Investigator is $54,694 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Digital Forensics Investigator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8089 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Digital Forensics Investigator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Investigator$63,834 /yr
L3
Senior Investigator$85,510 /yr
L4
Lead Investigator$78,783 /yr
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Private

Digital Forensic Investigator
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$181K -$200K

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$181,317 - $199,565 Range

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National University

Digital Forensic Investigator - Hourly
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$31 -$34

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$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

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The national average salary for a Digital Forensics Investigator is $54,694 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Digital Forensics Investigator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8089 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Digital Forensics Investigator employees.

The highest salary for a Digital Forensics Investigator in United States is $90,786 per year.

The lowest salary for a Digital Forensics Investigator in United States is $32,950 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$65,000
per year
A Safety Investigator in the Salem, OR Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Salem, OR Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$16
hourly
An Investigator in the Roanoke, VA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Roanoke, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$27
hourly
A Covid-19 Case Investigator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
An Investigator in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A COVID Investigator/Contact Tracer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Chicago, IL Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$25,000
per year
An Investigator in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
A Background Investigator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$52,000
per year
A Covid-19 Case Investigator in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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