How much does a Background Investigator make in the United States? The average Background Investigator salary in the United States is $46,535 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $37,598 and $56,273. 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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The Agency, Inc. - Arlington County , VA
Depending on the client, you may perform background checks, investigate suspected theft or infidelity, or locate missing individuals. You must have a flexible schedule and be willing to travel, as ...
ZipRecruiter - 29 days ago
Background Investigator 24 Months long term contract Richmond, VA Description: This role is responsible for background investigations on candidates for employment and contractors seeking access to ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Data Concepts Inc - Richmond , VA
This role is responsible for background investigations on candidates for employment and contractors seeking access to company facilities. * Ensures compliance with regulatory and legal requirements ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
Western State Hospital - Staunton , VA
Special Requirements The successful applicant must pass a criminal background investigation, drug screening test and employment reference check. The applicant must have the ability to perform at the ...
Recruitology - 14 days ago
Capricorn Systems, Inc. - Richmond , VA
Top Skills Prior Experience with Background Investigations before. (2-3 years of experience) Knowledge of Criminal Justice Experience conducting interviews with candidates Nice to have SAP experience ... - 6 days ago
RTX - Falls Church , VA
This position is CONTINGENT upon funding, an open position, customer approval, completion of a favorable background investigation, and the ability to obtain and maintain a USPS sensitive clearance
Capital Markets Placement - 2 days ago

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