Detective Salaries in US

Salary estimated from 941 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 15, 2018
Average in US
$60,348 per year
  • Most Reported
$14,000
$148,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Detective make in US?

The average salary for a Detective is $60,348 per year in US. Salary estimates are based on 941 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Detective employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Detective is 4-6 years.
Detective salaries by company in US
CompanyAverage salary
$148,230 per year
$124,900 per year
$110,727 per year
43 salaries
$102,106 per year
$102,163 per year
$100,000 per year
$97,955 per year
$97,340 per year
$96,636 per year
$90,000 per year
Detective salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$91,121 per year
$59,226 per year
$74,294 per year
$74,952 per year
$79,455 per year

Detective job openings

Human Trafficking Task Force - Management Analyst
City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
Charlotte, NC
Private Detective
Weiss
Bell Canyon, CA
Chief Detective Investigator
New York City DISTRICT ATTORNEY RICHMOND COU
Staten Island, NY
Police Officer/Recruit
City of Culver City
Culver City, CA
CHILD WELFARE INVESTIGATOR
State of Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
Asset Protection / Loss Prevention Detective, Full Time: Augusta Mall
Macy's
Augusta, GA
Detective jobs in US