Detective Salaries in US

Salary estimated from 353 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: December 13, 2018
Average in US
$60,214 per year
  • Most Reported
$14,000
$149,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Detective make in US?

The average salary for a Detective is $60,214 per year in US. Salary estimates are based on 353 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
$90,000 per year
$147,732 per year
$141,059 per year
$124,900 per year
11 salaries
$106,170 per year
$100,000 per year
$100,000 per year
$90,000 per year
$84,693 per year
$80,198 per year
Detective salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$115,929 per year
$78,108 per year
$103,998 per year
$19.85 per hour
$23.31 per hour

Detective job openings

Police Detective
Town of Edenton Police Department
Edenton, NC
Police Detective
LaGrange Police Department
LaGrange, GA
Police Detective
Town of Pagosa Springs
Pagosa Springs, CO
Undercover Store Detective
Zugress Security
Orlando, FL
Undercover Store Detective
Zugress Security
New Britain, CT
QA Test Engineer
Mobile Integration Workgroup
Redmond, WA
Detective jobs in US