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Entry Level Private Investigator Salary

$22,500 - $29,499
4% of jobs
$34,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$29,500 - $36,499
28% of jobs
$36,500 - $43,499
34% of jobs
The average salary is $46,633 a year
$43,500 - $50,499
21% of jobs
$50,500 - $57,499
4% of jobs
$57,500 - $64,499
1% of jobs
$64,500 - $71,499
1% of jobs
$71,500 - $78,499
0% of jobs
$78,500 - $85,499
0% of jobs
$85,500 - $92,499
0% of jobs
$92,500 - $99,500
2% of jobs

National Average

$22,500 $46,633/year $99,500
Entry Level Private Investigator Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$46,633
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$47,497

As of Sep 10, 2019, the average annual pay for an Entry Level Private Investigator in the United States is $46,633 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $99,500 and as low as $22,500, the majority of Entry Level Private Investigator salaries currently range between $34,500 (25th percentile) to $46,500 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for an Entry Level Private Investigator varies little (about $12,000), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Entry Level Private Investigator job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as an Entry Level Private Investigator in your area are making on average $47,497 per year or $864 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $46,633. Virginia ranks number 16 out of 50 states nationwide for Entry Level Private Investigator salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Entry Level Private Investigator jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Entry Level Private Investigator Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $34,500 $46,633 $46,500
Monthly Salary $2,875 $3,886 $3,875
Weekly Salary $663 $897 $894
Hourly Salary $17 $22 $22

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