Background Investigator salary in US South Region

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Based on 225 income tax records
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How much do Background Investigators make?
The average total salary for a Background Investigator is $45,000 per year. This is based on data from 225 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Background Investigator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Background Investigator salary can vary between $20,500 to $80,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Background Investigator salary by company

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US Department Of Defense, US South Region
20 income tax records
$50K – $92K
CACI International, US South Region
52 income tax records
$21K – $78K
Securitas, US South Region
15 income tax records
$37K – $66K

Background Investigator demographics in US South Region

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49% are single
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51% are married
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45% have kids
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61% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Background Investigators in US South Region

225 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a background investigator in US South Region is $45,000 per year. Background investigator salaries in US South Region can vary between $20,500 to $80,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 225 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as background investigator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for background investigators in US South Region: US Department of Defense ($74,500 a year), CACI International ($54,500 a year), and Securitas ($48,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for background investigators in US South Region: Washington Metro Area, DC ($59,000 a year), Miami Metro Area, FL ($47,000 a year), and Dallas Metro Area, TX ($38,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.