The average salary for a Detective or Criminal Investigator is £37,237.
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Job Description for Detective or Criminal Investigator
Detectives or criminal investigators typically investigate violations of the law using all resources necessary (such as witnesses, written records, video surveillance, and numerical data). Throughout the investigation, detectives or criminal investigators interpret information, prepare reports, and provide a final evaluation of the evidence. Additionally, these individuals may be called on to testify in court. Detectives or criminal investigators often assess the evidence in an office setting, b…Read more
Detective or Criminal Investigator Tasks
- Compile, examine and assemble evidence to identify culprits.
- Facilitate information and evidence transfer between departments.
- Make arrests and restrain suspects.
- Examine crime sites, interview suspects and witnesses and document findings.
- Document hypotheses, warrants and conclusions, associating evidence and following regulations.
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Pay by Experience Level for Detective or Criminal Investigator
An early career Detective or Criminal Investigator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £36,358 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Detective or Criminal Investigator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £36,544 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Detective or Criminal Investigator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £38,205 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £60,000.
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