How much does a Law Enforcement Investigator make? The average Law Enforcement Investigator salary is $59,227 as of August 27, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $52,534 and $66,426. 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. 

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Department of Justice - Salem , VA
Investigator 3 (Child Advocacy) - Salem Job Description: TheOregon Department of Justiceis seeking ... College-level courses in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Law, Accounting, or Auditing may be ...
Upward.net - 9 days ago
The Agency, Inc. - Arlington County , VA
Our ideal applicant has prior law enforcement or military experience. Responsibilities * Perform surveillance (stationary, mobile, or remote) * Document evidence and present detailed investigation ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Town Of Tangier - Tangier , VA
Applicants selected will be subject to background investigation, drug screening. Preferred previous law enforcement experience but, will send to police academy which is 18 weeks long. Click "Apply ...
Gannett - 25 days ago
Allied Universal - Chantilly , VA
Seeking Security Officers, Military Veterans, and Law Enforcement Officers with Top Secret Security ... Provide documentation and reports of all incidents and investigations. Respond to medical ...
Allied Universal Security Services - 4 days ago
Allied Universal - Alexandria , VA
Seeking Security Officers, Military Veterans, and Law Enforcement Officers with Top Secret Security ... Provide documentation and reports of all incidents and investigations. Respond to medical ...
Allied Universal Security Services - 24 days ago
Federal agency law enforcement, CI, background investigation, badging, personnel, administrative, etc.). Preferred Qualifications Graduation from agent, investigator or police certification programs ...
Dice.com - 5 days ago

Law Enforcement Investigator Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Law Enforcement Investigator between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of August 27, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Law Enforcement Investigator in each city.
Click to see the salary for Law Enforcement Investigator in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $74,034
Washington, DC $65,932
Miami, FL $57,658
Chicago, IL $62,834
Boston, MA $66,731
New York, NY $71,250
Dallas, TX $58,842
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Law Enforcement Investigator in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Law Enforcement Investigator in the United States. The base salary for Law Enforcement Investigator ranges from $52,534 to $66,426 with the average base salary of $59,227. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $52,886 to $66,831 with the average total cash compensation of $59,448.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $59,227 $52,534 - $66,426
Bonus $220 $352 - $405
Total Pay $59,448 $52,886 - $66,831
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Law Enforcement Instructor and Law Enforcement Investigator?
According to our latest salary estimation on August 27, 2020. The average salary of Law Enforcement Investigator is $59,227, and the average salary of Law Enforcement Instructor is $58,684. The average salary of Law Enforcement Instructor is lower than Law Enforcement Investigator. ( 2020-08-27 salary.com )
I am a Law Enforcement Investigator, which location’s salary is higher, Idaho Falls, ID or Harlingen, TX?
Idaho Falls, ID typically sees higher pay than Harlingen, TX for Law Enforcement Investigator. a Law Enforcement Investigator Salary in Idaho Falls, ID is $53,840 as of August 27, 2020; a Law Enforcement Investigator Salary in Harlingen, TX is $51,913 as of August 27, 2020. ( 2020-08-27 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Law Enforcement Investigator vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-08-27 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Law Enforcement Investigator?
Salary ranges for a Law Enforcement Investigator can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-08-27 salary.com )
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Last Update: August 27, 2020