Average Homicide Detective Salary

$75,376
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$4,880
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The average salary for a Homicide Detective is $75,376.
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$50k
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$75k
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$119k
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What Are Popular Skills for Homicide Detectives?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication, Fraud Investigation and Criminal.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Homicide Detectives?

An entry-level Homicide Detective with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,781 based on 6 salaries. An early career Homicide Detective with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,712 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Homicide Detective with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,993 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Homicide Detective with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 69 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.7%
Early Career
31.9%
Mid Career
24.6%
Experienced
15.9%
Late Career
18.8%