Criminal Investigator/Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Criminal Investigator/Specialist make in the United States? The average Criminal Investigator/Specialist salary in the United States is $67,000 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $50,300 and $74,000. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Criminal Investigator/Specialist analyzes collected data or evidence and prepares documentation for legal action. Conducts investigations of criminal cases. Being a Criminal Investigator/Specialist interfaces with various law enforcement agencies. Conducts surveillance and interviews witnesses. In addition, Criminal Investigator/Specialist may require an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or a manager. Being a Criminal Investigator/Specialist contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Criminal Investigator/Specialist typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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