The average salary for a Welfare Fraud Investigator is $50,000 per year.

$46,464 - $60,000
$50K
MEDIAN: $50,000
50%

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Job Description for Welfare Fraud Investigator

The job of a welfare fraud investigator is to do what is sounds like, which is to investigate welfare recipients who are suspected of fraud. This duty protects the federal government as well as the tax payers, whose taxes fund welfare programs. There are many different ways that people commit welfare fraud. The most common method is a person collecting a welfare check when they are already receiving enough money from other sources rendering them ineligible for welfare. This may be difficult to detect as some people make money by working under the table and not reporting their income or filing taxes.

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Key Stats for Welfare Fraud Investigator

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
042
1-4 years
43%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

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