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Welfare Fraud Investigator Salary

The average salary for a Welfare Fraud Investigator is $46,298 per year.

$27,977 - $93,000
(Median)
$28K
$46K
$93K
MEDIAN: $46,297
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$27,977 - $93,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
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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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$26,345 - $67,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%