Investigator salary in California

Average salary
Based on 503 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Investigators make?
The average total salary for a Investigator is $77,000 per year. This is based on data from 503 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Investigator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Investigator salary can vary between $34,500 to $147,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Investigator salary by company

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Salary range**
National Finance Center, California
67 income tax records
$52K – $152K
City And County Of San Francisco, California
12 income tax records
$75K – $108K
US Department Of Defense, California
17 income tax records
$44K – $137K
Department Of The Interior, California
11 income tax records
$43K – $132K
Los Angeles County, California
15 income tax records
$57K – $118K
State Of California, California
101 income tax records
$51K – $98K

Investigator demographics in California

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49% are single
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51% are married
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42% have kids
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63% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Investigators in California

503 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a investigator in California is $77,000 per year. Investigator salaries in California can vary between $34,500 to $147,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 503 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as investigator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for investigators in California: National Finance Center ($110,500 a year), City and County of San Francisco ($90,000 a year), and US Department of Defense ($89,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for investigators in California: Oakland, CA ($86,500 a year), San Francisco, CA ($84,500 a year), and San Diego, CA ($82,500 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.