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Federal Investigator Salary

How much does a Federal Investigator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Federal Investigator

$50,142 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$1,399 (USD)/yr

$49,555 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$1,399 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere. Excludes "Financial Examiners" (13-2061), “Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents" (13-2081), “Occupational Health and Safety Specialists” (29-9011), “Occupational Health and Safety Technicians” (29-9012), "Transportation Security Screeners" (33-9093), “Agricultural Inspectors” (45-2011), “Construction and Building Inspectors” (47-4011), and “Transportation Inspectors” (53-6051).
The average federal investigator salary in United States is $50,142 or an equivalent hourly rate of $24. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,399. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$36,881 (USD)

$61,213 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$58,129 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Federal Investigator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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