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Private Investigator Salary in Boston, MA

$24,853 - $29,714
6% of jobs
$29,715 - $34,576
3% of jobs
$34,577 - $39,439
13% of jobs
$39,980 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$39,440 - $44,301
22% of jobs
$44,302 - $49,164
15% of jobs
The average salary is $49,811 a year
$49,165 - $54,026
10% of jobs
$57,268 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$54,027 - $58,889
11% of jobs
$58,890 - $63,751
7% of jobs
$63,752 - $68,614
4% of jobs
$68,615 - $73,476
2% of jobs
$73,477 - $78,339
2% of jobs

Boston, MA Average

$24,853 $49,811/year $78,339
Private Investigator Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$46,098
Boston, MA
MA
$49,811

As of Oct 15, 2019, the average annual pay for a Private Investigator in Boston, MA is $49,811 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $78,339 and as low as $24,853, the majority of Private Investigator salaries currently range between $39,980 (25th percentile) to $57,268 (75th percentile) in Boston, MA. The average pay range for a Private Investigator varies modestly (up to $17,288), which suggests there may be fewer opportunities for advancement based on skill level, but increased pay based on location and years of experience is still possible.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Private Investigator job market in both Boston, MA and the surrounding area is very active.

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

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Average Private Investigator Salary in Boston

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $39,980 $49,811 $57,268
Monthly Salary $3,332 $4,151 $4,772
Weekly Salary $769 $958 $1,101
Hourly Salary $19 $24 $28

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