Average Detective or Criminal Investigator Salary in San Diego, California

$80,000
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$70k
MEDIAN
$80k
75%
$100k

The average salary for a Detective or Criminal Investigator is $80,000

Base Salary
$70k - $100k
Total Pay
$66k - $113k
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What Do Detective or Criminal Investigators Do?

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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