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Background Investigator Salary
in Colorado, United States

$44,355 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$603

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Background Investigator is $44,355 a year and $21 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Background Investigator is between $33,030 and $53,787. 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 Colorado, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Colorado, 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:
$51,420
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Background Investigator Job Listings for Colorado, United States

Package Screener (j16-130)
Mar 11
Denver, CO, USA
Andy Frain Services
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation * State Security Officer license is ...
Armed Security Officer
Mar 18
Denver, CO, USA
Allied Universal
As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test * As a condition of continued employment, employee must ...
Night Dispatcher
Mar 17
Denver, CO, USA
Advanced Professional Security
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: - Candidates must be able to pass an background investigation along with drug screening. Qualification Guidelines: - Education: Graduation from high school or recognized ...
Security Officer- Experienced- $1,500 bonus
Mar 4
Brighton, CO, 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 ...
Security Guard - Denver CO
Mar 4
Denver, CO, USA
Controlled F.O.R.C.E.
Must be able to pass a background investigation * Must be at least 21 years of age or older. * Must be a citizen of the Unites States or permanent resident alien and have 5 years US residency
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