Detective salary in United States

How much does a Detective make in the United States?

611 salaries reported, updated at November 24, 2021
$85,480
per year

The average salary for a detective is $85,480 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement
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Most common benefits for Detectives

  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 925 ratings

55% of Detectives in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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