Average Background Investigator Hourly Pay

$19.18
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$14.61
MEDIAN
$19.18
90%
$31.26

The average hourly pay for a Background Investigator is $19.18

Hourly Rate
$15 - $31
Bonus
$506 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$32k - $71k
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What Do Background Investigators Do?

Background Investigator Tasks
  • Obtain necessary background reports and files.
  • Investigate subjects' background and character through different sources including interviews.
  • File reports, track pending reports.
  • Prepare reports in compliance with organization/federal guidelines.
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Job Satisfaction for Background Investigator

3.6 out of 5
(84)
Highly Satisfied
9Reviews
Based on 84 responses, the job of Background Investigator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.56 out of 5. On average, Background Investigators are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
52.4%
Male
46.6%
Prefer to self-define
1.0%
This data is based on 208 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

78%

Dental

68%

Vision

64%

None

22%