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Detectives and Criminal Investigators in Alaska

Want to work in Alaska as a Detective or Criminal Investigator? Read this first!

$129,090 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Detectives and Criminal Investigators in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Detectives and Criminal Investigators Work in Alaska?

In Alaska, there were 90 people working as Detectives and Criminal Investigators in the year 2018.

There were 100 Detectives and Criminal Investigators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Detectives and Criminal Investigators in AK Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,050 Detectives and Criminal Investigators working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Detectives and Criminal Investigators than average.

Detectives and Criminal Investigators in AK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Detectives and Criminal Investigators in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 4.5%.

Job Projections for Detectives and Criminal Investigators: Nation vs. AK

Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Detectives and Criminal Investigators job openings in Alaska, and 110 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,500 annual jobs and 115,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Detectives and Criminal Investigators Make in Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Detectives and Criminal Investigators ranged from $68,400 to $153,320 with $129,090 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.89 to $73.71. The median hourly rate was $62.06.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $60.79 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.27.

The median salary in Alaska is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Detectives and Criminal Investigators Earnings: AK vs. National Average

Top States for Detectives and Criminal Investigators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Detectives and Criminal Investigators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 15,930 $82,260
California 11,250 $100,310
New York 8,880 $84,340
Florida 6,600 $64,450
Arizona 5,810 $83,730
Georgia 3,680 $53,640
New Jersey 3,130 $103,530
District of Columbia 3,050 $133,330
Virginia 2,980 $93,550
Illinois 2,940 $84,540
Pennsylvania 2,830 $77,340
North Carolina 2,780 $50,920
Washington 2,350 $84,580
Michigan 1,980 $80,300
Ohio 1,930 $67,970
Missouri 1,810 $66,000
Colorado 1,780 $83,940
Louisiana 1,770 $51,160
New Mexico 1,610 $83,170
Minnesota 1,490 $72,780

Below are the states where Detectives and Criminal Investigators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $133,330
Alaska $129,090
Hawaii $106,630
Maryland $106,000
New Jersey $103,530
California $100,310
West Virginia $97,830
Massachusetts $94,560
Virginia $93,550
Oregon $92,610

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