$56,460
Avg. Salary
$19.70
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Fraud Investigator in Houston, Texas is $19.70 per hour.

The median Fraud Investigator has a base pay of $56,460. Salaries generally range from $41k to $83k. The median bonus is . Skills that can affect salary include Data Analysis, Medicaid Fraud Investigation.
$14.74
10%
$19.70
50%
$20.80
90%
MEDIAN $19.70
$41k
10%
$56k
50%
$83k
90%
MEDIAN $56,460
$40,547 - $83,191
$41K
$56K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,460
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$0$83K
Salary $40,547 - $83,191
Bonus $3,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,991 - $73,560
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $19.70
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $3,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,991 - $73,560
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Fraud Investigator

In general, fraud investigators work to determine whether individuals or organizations have attempted deception to realize a financial benefit. Fraud investigation applications are numerous, and so fraud investigators typically specialize in a particular field, such as insurance or accounting. The vast majority of fraud investigator work within the field of insurance, due to the high inherent potential for insurance fraud and the volume of fraud cases that occur annually.

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Fraud Investigator Tasks
  • Investigate fraud by obtaining statements of fact, depositions or confessions from complainants, employers and witnesses.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of fraud prevention, detection and resolution strategies.
  • Research records and obtain, analyze, and appraise evidentiary data.
  • Perform desk and on-site investigational audits.
  • Develop, perform, and present fraud cases.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Fraud Investigator Job Listings

Key Stats for Fraud Investigator

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Fraud Investigator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲10%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Fraud Investigator Salaries

Medicaid Fraud Investigation
▲32%

Data Analysis
▲28%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 6%