Private Investigator Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 429 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: May 17, 2019
Average salary
$24.96 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$55.75
Salary Distribution

How much does a Private Investigator make in the United States?

The average salary for a Private Investigator is $24.96 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 429 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Private Investigator employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Private Investigator is 1-3 years.
Private Investigator salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$65.13 per hour
$50.00 per hour
$40.00 per hour
$35.00 per hour
$35.00 per hour
$35.00 per hour
$32.40 per hour
$32.40 per hour
$27.29 per hour
$26.53 per hour
Private Investigator salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$27.92 per hour
$21.43 per hour
$21.13 per hour
$31.92 per hour
$19.47 per hour

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Selection, IA
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