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Crime Scene Investigator Salary
in Roswell, New Mexico

$83,244 (USD)

Average Salary

$40/hr

Average Hourly

$2,439

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Crime Scene Investigator is $83,244 a year and $40 an hour in Roswell, New Mexico, United States. The average salary range for a Crime Scene Investigator is between $58,602 and $103,232. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Crime Scene Investigator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Roswell, New Mexico.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Investigates alleged or suspected criminal violations of federal, state, or local laws to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution.
  • Examines charge, complaint, or allegation of law violation to identify issues involved and types of evidence needed.
  • Assists in determining scope, timing, and direction of investigation.
  • Develops and uses informants to get leads to information.
  • Interviews, observes, and interrogates suspects and witnesses and analyzes records to secure evidence or establish facts.
  • Examines records to detect links in chain of evidence or information.
  • Uses cameras and photostatic machines to record evidence and documents.
  • Verifies information obtained to establish accuracy and authenticity of facts and evidence.
  • Maintains surveillances and performs undercover assignments.
  • Presents findings in clear, logical, impartial, and properly documented reports.
  • Reports critical information to and coordinates activities with other offices or agencies when applicable.
  • Testifies before grand juries.
  • Serves subpoenas or other official papers.
  • May lead or coordinate work of other special agents.
  • May obtain and use search and arrest warrants.
  • May serve on full-time, detail, or rotational protection assignments.
  • May carry firearms and make arrests.
  • May be designated according to agency worked for as special agent, fbi; special agent, irs; special agent, secret service.
Crime Scene Investigator Job Prevalence in Roswell, New Mexico, United States

Job family: Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Job family population: 105,350

Estimated population of Crime Scene Investigator jobs: 28,676

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$96,502
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Roswell, New Mexico

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Description: Roswell is a city and the seat of Chaves County in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 48,411, making it the fifth-largest city in New Mexico. It is a center for irrigated farming, dairying, ranching, manufacturing, distribution, and petroleum production. It is also the home of New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI), founded in 1891. Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located a few miles northeast of the city on the Pecos River. Bottomless Lakes State Park is located 12 miles (19 km) east of Roswell on US 380. The Roswell UFO incident was named after the town, though the crash...

Crime Scene Investigator Job Listings for Roswell, New Mexico

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