Entry-Level Fraud Investigator Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Fraud Investigator is $50,336 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Auditing, Medicaid Fraud Investigation, and Forensic Interviewing.

$35,412 - $70,959
$35K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,855
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90%

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$13.83 - $25.11
$14
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.43
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$0$70K
Salary $35,412 - $70,959
Bonus $0.00 - $8,307
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $4,932
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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$31,538 - $68,686
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 325
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $13.83 - $25.11
Hourly Tips $2.19
Overtime $15.46 - $42.95
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,307
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $4,932
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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$31,538 - $68,686
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 195

Fraud Investigator Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Fraud Investigator

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,854

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Fraud Investigator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Fraud Investigator in Nashville:
"Seeking fair compensation."
Do not accept status quo of 15 dollars per hour. Company requires 60k miles per year driven on your vehicle with inadequate compensation.

Fraud Investigator in Baton Rouge:
All experience that can be obtained through criminal investigations, interviewing and claims handling are needed.

Fraud Investigator in Milwaukee:
"Not Much Continuing Education."
Boss does not push being a certified fraud investigator.

Fraud Investigator in Dallas:
"Hidden Crime Fighter."
It can be long hours sitting. Many times you don't know the outcome of our investigations. Many times you do not need any special degrees and some companies train in house. But there are certain insurance claims classes you can take.

Fraud Investigator in Virginia Beach:
Think outside the box, be creative, become familiar with fraud schemes, and learn everything you can about business systems and processes.

Fraud Investigator in Virginia Beach:
Think outside the box, be creative, become familiar with fraud schemes, and learn everything you can about business systems and processes.

Key Stats for Fraud Investigator

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
18%

Skills That Affect Fraud Investigator Salaries

Auditing
▲19%

Medicaid Fraud Investigation
▲16%

Forensic Interviewing
▲11%


National Average
$46,000

Financial Analysis
▼1%

Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
▼5%

Investigation
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 14%