Background Investigator Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 114 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: March 11, 2019
Average salary
$18.80 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$41.40
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Background Investigator is $18.80 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 114 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Background Investigator employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Background Investigator is less than 1 year.
Background Investigator salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$18.69 per hour
$25.92 per hour
$26.00 per hour
$25.00 per hour
$24.80 per hour
$18.94 per hour
$18.24 per hour
$15.80 per hour
$15.48 per hour
$13.50 per hour
Background Investigator salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$12.24 per hour
$24.80 per hour
$25.57 per hour
$46,505 per year
$45,000 per year

Background Investigator job openings

Background Investigator Level I - San Juan, PR
CACI
San Juan, PR
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATOR 1764
City of Los Angeles, CA
City of Los Angeles, CA
Background Investigator Level I - Colorado Springs, CO
CACI
Colorado Springs, CO
New Background Investigator – DHS BI Program (Various Locations)
General Dynamics Information Technology
New York State
Field Investigator – BI Phoenix (Experienced)
SCIS
Phoenix, AZ
Background Investigator -MD, VA, DC, NY, PA, DE (Sign On Bonus) - Military Veteran Friendly
MSM Security Services
Washington, DC
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