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Detectives and Criminal Investigators in Delaware

Considering a career as a Detective or Criminal Investigator in Delaware?

$70,590 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Detectives and Criminal Investigators in Delaware earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Detectives and Criminal Investigators Work in Delaware?

There were approximately 90 workers employed as Detectives and Criminal Investigators in this state in 2018.

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

Detectives and Criminal Investigators in DE vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Delaware

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. DE

Delaware Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Detectives and Criminal Investigators job openings in Delaware, and 90 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 Delaware?

In 2018 wages for Detectives and Criminal Investigators ranged from $52,290 to $145,250 with $70,590 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.14 to $69.83. The median hourly rate was $33.94.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $36.93 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $2.99.

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

Detectives and Criminal Investigators Earnings: DE vs. National Average

Top Delaware Metros for Detectives and Criminal Investigators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Detectives and Criminal Investigators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,870 $81,470

Top States for Detectives and Criminal Investigators Employment

View the list below to see 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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