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Detective Private Eye Salary
in Alabama, United States

$40,958 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$557

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Detective Private Eye is $40,958 a year and $20 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Detective Private Eye is between $30,500 and $49,667. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Detective Private Eye. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Conducts private investigations to locate missing persons, obtain confidential information, and solve crimes.
  • Interrogates individuals to locate missing persons.
  • Conducts surveillance of suspects using binoculars and cameras.
  • Conducts background investigation of individual to obtain data on character, financial status, and personal history.
  • Examines scene of crime for clues and submits fingerprints and findings to laboratory for identification and analysis.
  • Writes reports of investigations for clients.
  • Reports criminal information to police and testifies in court.
  • May investigate activities of individuals in divorce and child custody cases.
  • May arrange lie detector tests for employees of clients or witnesses.
  • May escort valuables to protect client's property.
  • May be employed in commercial or industrial establishments for undercover work detective i or be assigned to guard persons bodyguard.
Detective Private Eye Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Private Detectives and Investigators

Job family population: 30,980

Estimated population of Detective Private Eye jobs: 1,695

Rate of error: 8.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,481
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Detective Private Eye Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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