Gather, analyze, compile, and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 37,000 people employed as private detectives and investigators in the United States. The median annual salary is $59,380. Entry level employees earn approximately $32,130 per year and senior employees earn approximately $98,070 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.