Homicide Detective Salary

The average pay for a Homicide Detective is $50,923 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$33,706 - $94,365
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$94K
MEDIAN: $50,922
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Salary
$33,706 - $94,365  
   
Bonus
$1,230  
Total Pay (?
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$34,013 - $93,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Homicide Detective

  • Interview sources.
  • Respond to incidents and complaints, document interactions, and collect evidence.
  • File reports, documents, and other paperwork.
  • Collect, store, protect, and analyze physical evidence from crime scenes to aid investigation.
  • Work closely with team members and other departments.

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Experience Affects Homicide Detective Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

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