Average Detective or Criminal Investigator Salary

£37,237
Avg. Salary
£3,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Detective or Criminal Investigator is £37,237.
10%
£22k
10%
£37k
50%
£63k
90%
90%
MEDIAN £37,237
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Salary
£22k - £63k
Bonus
£1k - £5k
Total Pay
£24k - £62k

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Job Description for Detective or Criminal Investigator

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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Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Early Career
22.4%
Mid Career
30.6%
Experienced
26.5%
Late Career
20.4%

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