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Fraud Investigator Salary
in San Diego, California

$67,680 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,164

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fraud Investigator is $67,680 a year and $33 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Fraud Investigator is between $48,885 and $83,311. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fraud Investigator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Researches cases of fraud involving use of charge cards reported lost or stolen, cash refunds, and nonexistent accounts in retail stores.
  • Acquires and analyzes information from credit, sales, and collection departments regarding suspected fraud cases.
  • Interviews store personnel, and questions and observes suspected customers to obtain evidence.
  • Compiles detailed reports on fraud cases, and submits and discusses cases with police.
Fraud Investigator Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Private Detectives and Investigators

Job family population: 30,980

Estimated population of Fraud Investigator jobs: 1,284

Rate of error: 8.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$78,460
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Fraud Investigator Job Listings for San Diego, California

BHJOB8447_2326 Senior Internal Auditor
Jun 12
San Diego, CA, USA
Sayva Solutions
Maintain confidentiality when performing fraud investigation and all testing * Build the companies, strategy and core business Qualifications: * Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or ...
Private Investigator
Jun 27
San Diego, CA, USA
Lemieux & Associates
We are seeking experienced Field Investigators in the San Diego area. This is a part-time position to start with the ability to turn into a full-time position for the right individual. The owners are ...
BHJOB8447_2435 Accountant - SEC Reporting
Jun 12
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Sayva Solutions
Maintain confidentiality when performing fraud investigation and all testing * Build the companies, strategy and core business Qualifications: * Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or ...
BHJOB8447_2433 Senior Accountant - SEC Reporting
Jun 18
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Sayva Solutions
Maintain confidentiality when performing fraud investigation and all testing * Build the companies, strategy and core business Qualifications: * Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or ...
Compliance Specialist
Jul 17
San Diego, CA, USA
PRECISION DIAGNOSTICS
Must have solid analytical, investigative and problem-solving skills. * Must have ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. * Requires excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fraud Investigator is $67,680 a year and $33 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Fraud Investigator is between $48,885 and $83,311. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fraud Investigator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Fraud Investigator Job Listings for San Diego, California

BHJOB8447_2326 Senior Internal Auditor
Jun 12
San Diego, CA, USA
Sayva Solutions
Maintain confidentiality when performing fraud investigation and all testing * Build the companies, strategy and core business Qualifications: * Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or ...
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Jun 27
San Diego, CA, USA
Lemieux & Associates
We are seeking experienced Field Investigators in the San Diego area. This is a part-time position to start with the ability to turn into a full-time position for the right individual. The owners are ...
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