The average pay for a Homicide Detective is $62,837 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$44,042 - $99,214
(Median)
$44K
$63K
$99K
MEDIAN: $62,836
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$44,042 - $99,214  
   
Bonus
$4,615  
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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$44,385 - $98,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None:
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