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Background Investigator Salary
in Arizona, United States

$41,564 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Background Investigator is $41,564 a year and $20 an hour in Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Background Investigator is between $30,951 and $50,402. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Background Investigator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Conducts confidential background investigations on job applicants in compliance with all laws and other required Federal regulations.
  • Facilitates the evaluation of an individual's trustworthiness for access to classified information or placement in a sensitive position.
  • Interviews subjects and references in person or by telephone.
  • Gathers, compiles, and assesses factual information from a variety of personal and record sources relevant to applicants.
Background Investigator Job Prevalence in Arizona, United States

Job family: Private Detectives and Investigators

Job family population: 30,980

Estimated population of Background Investigator jobs: 1,695

Rate of error: 8.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Background Investigator Job Listings for Arizona, United States

Security Guard - Financial Institution
Mar 21
Tempe, AZ, USA
Allied Universal
As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws * Display exceptional customer ...
Address Canvasser (Enumerator)
Mar 22
Globe, AZ, USA
U.S. Census Dallas/Denver
Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment. * Registered for Selective Service if applicable - Males only. (www.sss.gov) The U.S. Census Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Client Support Manager
Mar 15
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Homeward Bound
Passage of full criminal history, education, and employment background investigation per Homeward Bound, DES and ADHS regulations, DCS background check * Ability to receive/maintain a Class 1 ...
Recruitment Coordinator
Mar 20
Mesa, United States
Net2Source Inc.
... background investigations of new hires bull Kick-off onboarding activities bull Communicate the decision of the applicant to all recruitment support Required Technical and Professional Expertise bull ...
Retirement Advisor Senior
Mar 18
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Arizona State Retirement System
Candidates selected for hire will be subject to a background investigation to include credit and criminal history. * The Arizona State Retirement System does not provide sponsorship for this position
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