Special Agent salary in the United States

Average salary
$112,000/yr
Based on 3,131 income tax records
$45,000
$163,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$67K
 
$88K
 
$117K
 
$133K
 
$107K
$45,000
$163,000
How much do Special Agents make?
The average total salary for a Special Agent is $112,000 per year. This is based on data from 3,131 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Special Agent and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Special Agent salary can vary between $45,000 to $163,000 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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Special Agent salary by location

Special Agent salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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National Finance Center, Calvert County, MD
13 income tax records
$155,000/yr
$137K – $167K
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US Department Of Defense, Stafford County, VA
11 income tax records
$143,000/yr
$123K – $164K
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US Department Of State, Fairfax County, VA
23 income tax records
$128,000/yr
$87K – $170K

Special Agent demographics in United States

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32% are single
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68% are married
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58% have kids
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73% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Special Agents in United States

3,131 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a special agent in the United States is $112,000 per year. Special agent salaries in the United States can vary between $45,000 to $163,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 3,131 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as special agent.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for special agents in the United States: National Finance Center ($155,000 a year), US Department of Defense ($143,000 a year), and US Department of State ($128,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for special agents in the United States: Washington Metro Area, DC ($138,500 a year), Houston Metro Area, TX ($137,500 a year), and Huntsville Metro Area, AL ($136,500 a year).
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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.