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Average Bonus
The average detective salary in Alabama, United States is $52,277 or an hourly rate of $25. This is 11% lower (-$6,428) than the average detective salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $847.
Salary by Experience


Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary
An entry level detective (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $43,237. On the other end, a senior level detective (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $64,298.
Job Description
Conduct investigations related to suspected violations of Federal, State, or local laws to prevent or solve crimes. Excludes "Private Detectives and Investigators" (33-9021).

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