AU$86,385
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The average pay for a Detective is AU$86,385 per year.

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Salary AU$65,000 - AU$110,297
Bonus AU$4,750
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AU$65,436 - AU$112,341
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

Job Description for Detective

Typically, detectives are employed by companies to assist in loss and theft prevention. Examples of prospective employers for detectives include insurance companies, which use detectives when determining settlement shares; organizations that require background checks and security clearances, which use detectives as a part of the hiring process; and retail companies, where they may assist with loss prevention.

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Detective Tasks

  • 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.

Detective Pay By Employer

$0$122K

$116,425

Detective Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

3%

National Average: AU$87,451

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Detective

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Detective Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$87,000

▼19%

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 62%