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Homicide Detective Salary

The average pay for a Homicide Detective is $49,964 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$33,354 - $62,059
MEDIAN: $49,963

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$33,354 - $62,059  
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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).
$33,707 - $78,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Homicide Detective

  • Interview suspects, witnesses and victims.
  • May testify in court.
  • Compile, examine, and secure case evidence.

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Experience Affects Homicide Detective Salaries

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National Average

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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 100%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: