Detective Salaries in US

Salary estimated from 912 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: August 18, 2018
Average in US
$59,989 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 $59,989 per year in US. Salary estimates are based on 912 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
$147,732 per year
$124,900 per year
42 salaries
$103,460 per year
$100,000 per year
$97,955 per year
$97,717 per year
$96,636 per year
$89,944 per year
$88,920 per year
$84,265 per year
Detective salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$94,188 per year
$59,226 per year
$75,778 per year
$71,971 per year
$77,009 per year

Detective job openings

Home Health Coder/OASIS Review Specialist
HomeHealth Advantage
Farmington, UT
Private Detective
Weiss
Bell Canyon, CA
Family Justice Center Guide
YWCA Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Deputy Medical Examiner
County of Dodge, WI
Juneau, WI
POLICE INVESTIGATOR (Non-Sworn & Part-Ti...
City of National City, CA
National City, CA
Private Investigator
Eagle, Globe & Anchor Investigations
Weston, WV
Detective jobs in US