How much does a Detective/Investigator, Except Public make in the United States? The average Detective/Investigator, Except Public salary in the United States is $50,062 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $40,448 and $60,539. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Detective/Investigator, Except Public

Detective/Investigator, Except Public conducts private investigations to locate missing persons, obtains confidential information, and solves crimes. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being a Detective/Investigator, Except Public is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Additionally, Detective/Investigator, Except Public performs a variety of complicated tasks. Typically reports to an executive or head of a unit/department. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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