Private Investigator salary in California

Average salary
$43,500/yr
Based on 49 income tax records
$19,500
$92,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$45K
 
$64K
$19,500
$92,000
How much do Private Investigators make?
The average total salary for a Private Investigator is $43,500 per year. This is based on data from 49 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Private Investigator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Private Investigator salary can vary between $19,500 to $92,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Private Investigator salary by location

Private Investigator salary by company

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Private Investigator demographics in California

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66% are single
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34% are married
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30% have kids
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34% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Private Investigators in California

49 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a private investigator in California is $43,500 per year. Private investigator salaries in California can vary between $19,500 to $92,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 49 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as private investigator.
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.