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Investigator salary in the United States

Average salary
$56,000/yr
Based on 3,978 income tax records
$26,500
$121,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$26,500
$121,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Investigator in the United States is $56,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 3,978 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Investigator salaries in the United States can vary between $26,500 to $121,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Investigator salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
51 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$68K – $94K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
191 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$54K – $109K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
96 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$58K – $92K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
36 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$55K – $101K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
73 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$57K – $85K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
100 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$55K – $87K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
28 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$46K – $87K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
44 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$56K – $79K
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Salem Metro Area, OR
13 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$59K – $67K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
35 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$47K – $75K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
29 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$56K – $76K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
50 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$54K – $82K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
52 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$45K – $85K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
23 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$51K – $85K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
42 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$50K – $78K
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Colorado Springs Metro Area, CO
14 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$56K – $71K
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New York Metro Area, NY
233 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$47K – $78K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
23 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$56K – $80K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
22 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$53K – $74K
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Anchorage Metro Area, AK
18 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$53K – $70K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
95 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$48K – $84K
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Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI
22 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$52K – $71K
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Des Moines Metro Area, IA
10 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$53K – $66K
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Memphis Metro Area, TN
12 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$48K – $86K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
37 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$44K – $70K
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Jackson Metro Area, MS
12 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$46K – $73K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
72 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$48K – $78K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
41 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$47K – $71K
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El Paso Metro Area, TX
20 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$49K – $73K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
29 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$50K – $74K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
34 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$46K – $69K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
83 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$46K – $70K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
70 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$46K – $63K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
30 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$44K – $65K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
90 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$45K – $65K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
139 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$43K – $64K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
21 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$45K – $97K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
36 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$39K – $66K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
83 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$38K – $69K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
28 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$40K – $65K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
48 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$42K – $71K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
26 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$34K – $60K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
22 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$39K – $65K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
25 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$43K – $64K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
64 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$37K – $57K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
25 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$38K – $55K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
20 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$38K – $76K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
64 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$35K – $54K
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Tallahassee Metro Area, FL
29 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$36K – $46K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
39 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$36K – $49K

Investigator salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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State Of New York, Albany County, NY
11 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$59K – $71K
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State Of California, Sacramento County, CA
18 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$59K – $69K
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The City Of New York, Kings County, NY
18 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$46K – $70K
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State Of New Jersey, Burlington County, NJ
10 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$54K – $66K
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Dept Of Family Protective Svc, Bexar County, TX
17 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$52K – $59K
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State Of Florida, Leon County, FL
20 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$36K – $47K
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State Of Arizona, Maricopa County, AZ
16 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$32K – $42K

Investigator demographics in the United States

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50% are single
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50% are married
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48% have kids
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58% own a home

Investigator salaries by age

$0
$15,375
$30,750
$46,125
$61,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Investigators in the United States

3,978 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a investigator in the United States is $56,000 per year. Investigator salaries in the United States can vary between $26,500 to $121,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 3,978 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as investigator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for investigators in the United States: State of New York ($66,500 a year), State of California ($65,500 a year), and The City of New York ($65,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for investigators in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($81,000 a year), Washington Metro Area, DC ($80,500 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($77,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.