Homicide Detective Salary

The average pay for a Homicide Detective is $66,129 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$41,217 - $581,748
$41K
$66K
$580K
MEDIAN: $66,129
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$42,500 - $348,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Homicide Detective

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

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Key Stats for Homicide Detective

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Homicide Detective Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Experienced
▼15%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
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vision benefits
Vision:
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