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Investigator salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$55,500/yr
Average per year
$55,500
Average per year
$55,500
$26,500
Total salary range**
$119,500
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Based on 2,893 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Investigators make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Investigator in the United States is $55,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,893 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Investigator in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$55,500
Average per year
$55,500
$26,500
Total salary range**
$119,500
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Based on 2,893 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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State Of California, Sacramento County, CA
14 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$58K – $69K
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Dept Of Family Protective Svc, Bexar County, TX
15 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$51K – $60K
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The City Of New York, Kings County, NY
13 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$39K – $65K
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State Of Florida, Leon County, FL
15 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$37K – $47K
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State Of Arizona, Maricopa County, AZ
11 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$32K – $41K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Washington Metro Area, DC
144 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$58K – $107K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
24 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$57K – $103K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
33 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$67K – $94K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
63 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$53K – $92K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
61 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$55K – $85K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
19 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$53K – $86K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
37 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$54K – $84K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
18 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$55K – $75K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
18 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$51K – $79K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
66 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$52K – $86K

Investigator demographics

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52% are single
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48% are married
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46% have kids
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45% own a home

Investigator salaries by age

$0
$15,500
$31,000
$46,500
$62,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Investigators

2,893 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Criminal Investigator
754 income tax records
$99,500/yr
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Fraud Investigator
1,274 income tax records
$43,000/yr
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Private Investigator
296 income tax records
$40,500/yr
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Background Investigator
250 income tax records
$42,500/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.