Entry-Level Fraud Investigator Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Fraud Investigator is $50,336 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Auditing, Medicaid Fraud Investigation, and Forensic Interviewing.

$34,950 - $71,023
$35K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,336
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90%

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$13.76 - $23.64
$14
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,950 - $71,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,984  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,051  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,503 - $67,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 321
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $23.64  
   
Overtime
$19.33 - $40.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,984  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,051  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,503 - $67,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174

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Fraud Investigator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Fraud Investigator in Baton Rouge:
All experience that can be obtained through criminal investigations, interviewing and claims handling are needed.

Fraud Investigator in Dallas:
"Hidden Crime Fighter."
It can be long hours sitting. Many times you don't know the outcome of our investigations. Many times you do not need any special degrees and some companies train in house. But there are certain insurance claims classes you can take.

Fraud Investigator in Virginia Beach:
Think outside the box, be creative, become familiar with fraud schemes, and learn everything you can about business systems and processes.

Fraud Investigator in Virginia Beach:
Think outside the box, be creative, become familiar with fraud schemes, and learn everything you can about business systems and processes.

Key Stats for Fraud Investigator

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Fraud Investigator Salaries

Auditing
▲19%

Medicaid Fraud Investigation
▲16%

Forensic Interviewing
▲11%


Financial Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
▼5%

Investigation
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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