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Detective salary in New York, NY

How much does a Detective make in New York, NY?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $77,878
Low $46,156
High $131,402
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a detective is $77,878 per year in New York, NY. 8 salaries reported, updated at January 25, 2023

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Top companies for Detectives in New York, NY

  1. NYPD
    1,428 reviews6 salaries reported
    $136,433per year
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Highest paying cities for Detectives near New York, NY

  1. Getzville, NY
    $90,280 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Manhattan, NY
    $86,421 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Staten Island, NY
    $79,965 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $77,878 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Syracuse, NY
    $71,300 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Buffalo, NY
    $70,530 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Queens, NY
    $60,950 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Yonkers, NY
    $55,968 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $52,827 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Detective earn more?

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Most common benefits for Detectives

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision 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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