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Background Investigator Salary

How much does a Background Investigator make in the United States?
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$43,623 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$21 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$593 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average background investigator salary in United States is $43,623 or an equivalent hourly rate of $21. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $593. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$32,485 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$52,899 (USD)

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