Private Investigator Average Salary

Private Investigator Total Pay (?
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$25,947 - $113,583
(Median)
26K
48K
110K
MEDIAN: $48,324
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90%

Private Investigator is most closely related to Private Detective or Investigator

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Average Salary (?
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(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,599
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