Criminal Investigators and Special Agent Career

Job Description: Investigate alleged or suspected criminal violations of Federal, state, or local laws to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution.


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Criminal Investigators and Special Agent Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$81,490

Median Hourly Wage

$39.18*

Total Employed Nationally

104,980


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.