Police Detective Career

Job Description: Conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases.


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Police Detective 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.