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Background Investigator Salary
in Nevada, United States

$45,448 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Background Investigator is $45,448 a year and $22 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Background Investigator is between $33,844 and $55,112. 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 Nevada, 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Background Investigator Job Listings for Nevada, United States

Background Investigator
Nov 9
Las Vegas, NV, USA
We are currently seeking full-time Investigators to join Perspecta's risk decision group, which is the largest provider of background investigation services for the U.S. government in the federal ...
Private Investigator
Dec 13
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Lemieux & Associates
We are seeking experienced Field Investigators in the Las Vegas area. This is a part-time position ... background check. Company Description At Lemieux & Associates, it is our mission to be the gold ...
Nov 18
Sparks, NV, USA
Role The Security Investigator (Gigafactory, NV) is responsible for responding to security ... or background, can come to do their best work. Our world-class teams operate with a non ...
Surveillance Investigator or cross trained for Surveillance/Statements
Nov 16
Reno, NV, USA
Horsemen Investigations
Entry Level Surveillance Investigator: Varied hours with changing shifts that include weekend and holidays. Up to 8-9 hrs in your a car. Need to be a quick thinker and have the highest level of ...
Police Officer
Dec 18
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Hualapai Nation police department
Pass a complete background investigation that meets the standards set in Arizona Administrative Code Title 13, Public Safety Chapter 4. APOST R-13-4-106 * A Polygraph examination will be required for ...