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Investigator Narcotics Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$89,571 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Investigator Narcotics is $89,571 a year and $43 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Investigator Narcotics is between $63,877 and $110,714. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Investigates and apprehends persons suspected of illegal sale or use of narcotics.
  • Compiles identifying information on suspects charged with selling narcotics.
  • Maintains surveillance of suspect to detect modus operandi.
  • Picks undercover officer best suited to contact suspect and purchase narcotics.
  • Secures police funds required to make purchase.
  • Submits written report containing charges, available facts, and evidence to magistrate to authorize search warrant or wire tap.
  • Observes and photographs narcotic purchase transaction to compile evidence and protect undercover investigator.
  • Arrests narcotics offenders.
  • Obtains statements for prosecution of offenders and appears in court as witness.
Investigator Narcotics Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Job family population: 105,350

Estimated population of Investigator Narcotics jobs: 5,566

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Investigator Narcotics Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Clinical Systems Specialist - 2864
Apr 11
Somerset, NJ, USA
... investigation, and troubleshooting skills • Familiar with narcotics filling, data entry, customer service, and Healthex procedure • Familiar with 21 CFR, DEA compliance and regulations for ...
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