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Average Private Detective or Investigator Hourly Pay in Canada

C$20.61
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C$14,000
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The average hourly pay for a Private Detective or Investigator in Canada is C$20.61.
10%
CA$14.61
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CA$20.61
90%
CA$25.76
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C$15 - C$26
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C$0 - C$14,000
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C$30,952 - C$64,190
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What Do Private Detective or Investigators Do?

Private Detective or Investigator Tasks
  • Conduct research on the internet and through the phone to identify people and their locations.
  • Investigate potential fraud, for instance, insurance fraud.
  • Analyze data and prioritize work to produce results.
  • Document tactics, resulting information and information gaps.

Job Satisfaction for Private Detective or Investigator

4 out of 5
(5)
Highly Satisfied
3Reviews

Career Paths

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Private Detective or Investigators?

An entry-level Private Detective or Investigator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$19.42 based on 15 salaries. An early career Private Detective or Investigator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.21 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Private Detective or Investigator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$23.68 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Private Detective or Investigator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$23.92 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$23.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Private Detective or Investigator in their job title in Winnipeg, Manitoba earn an average of 16.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (6.7% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kitchener, Ontario (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 83 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.1%
Early Career
47.0%
Mid Career
15.7%
Experienced
13.3%
Late Career
6.0%