Criminal Investigator salary in the United States

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Based on 1,783 income tax records
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How much do Criminal Investigators make?
The average total salary for a Criminal Investigator is $104,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,783 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Criminal Investigator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Criminal Investigator salary can vary between $37,000 to $160,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Criminal Investigator salary by location

Criminal Investigator salary by company

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National Finance Center, Loudoun County, VA
14 income tax records
$121K – $168K
US Department Of Defense, Stafford County, VA
12 income tax records
$107K – $156K

Criminal Investigator demographics in United States

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36% are single
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64% are married
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55% have kids
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73% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Criminal Investigators in United States

1,783 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a criminal investigator in the United States is $104,500 per year. Criminal investigator salaries in the United States can vary between $37,000 to $160,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,783 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as criminal investigator.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for criminal investigators in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($144,500 a year), Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($142,000 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($139,500 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.