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$65,421

Average Base Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,060

Average Bonus
The average detective salary in District of Columbia, United States is $65,421 or an hourly rate of $31. This is 12% higher (+$6,889) than the average detective salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,060.
Salary by Experience

$54,108

Entry Level Salary

$80,464

Senior Level Salary
An entry level detective (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $54,108. On the other end, a senior level detective (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $80,464.
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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