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Background Investigator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$40,042 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Background Investigator is $40,042 a year and $19 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Background Investigator is between $29,819 and $48,557. 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 Idaho, 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 Idaho, 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 Idaho, United States

Electrical Apprentice
Jan 22
Idaho Falls, ID, USA
SEI Electric
Idaho Apprentice License (must provide current copy) · Provide copy of Current Idaho Driver's License - Verifiable driving record · Random drug testing and background investigation required. · ...
Journeyman Electrician
Jan 22
Idaho Falls, ID, USA
SEI Electric
Idaho Journeyman Electrician License (must provide current copy) · Provide copy of Current Idaho Driver's License - Verifiable driving record · Random drug testing and background investigation ...
Medication Administration Technician
Jan 2
Boise, ID, USA
Corizon Health, Inc.
Must receive a satisfactory background investigation report. Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Medication Administration Technician Aid and assist the pharmacist in assigned supervised duties in ...
Aircraft Mechanic - Structures with Security Clearance
Jan 18
Mountain Home AFB, United States
Moseley Technical Services, Inc.
Applicants selected for employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation which may include education, criminal and work history verifications. About ...
Dec 12
Boise, ID, USA
BrightStar Care of Boise
Background Investigation will be run (must apply for fingerprinting with DHW if not current) * Effective verbal and written communication with all levels of management and employees * CNA ...
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