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Special agent salary in United States

How much does a Special Agent make in the United States?

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Dental insurance
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The average salary for a special agent is $70,399 per year in the United States. 291 salaries reported, updated at September 9, 2022

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Top companies for Special Agents in United States

  1. California Department of Justice
    29 reviews37 salaries reported
    $84,198per year
  2. $83,690per year
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Highest paying cities for Special Agents near United States

  1. Washington, DC
    $81,537 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $77,332 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $76,469 per year
    21 salaries reported
  1. San Diego, CA
    $75,605 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $74,089 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $72,016 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Cincinnati, OH
    $69,926 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Kansas City, MO
    $69,897 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Salt Lake City, UT
    $69,824 per year
    14 salaries reported
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Where can a Special Agent earn more?

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Most common benefits for Special Agents

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 425 ratings

69% of Special Agents in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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