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Police Detective Salary
in Nevada, United States

$80,173 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Police Detective is $80,173 a year and $39 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Police Detective is between $57,012 and $99,179. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Police Detective. 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

  • Detects, prevents, and solves crimes and criminal cases by carrying out investigations.
  • Investigates known or suspected criminals or facts of particular case to detect planned criminal activity or clues.
  • Ascertains criminals' habits, associates, characteristics, aliases, and other personal information by frequenting known haunts of criminals and becoming familiar with criminals.
  • Records and reports such information to commanding officer.
  • Investigates crimes and questions witnesses.
  • Examines scene of crime to obtain clues and gather evidence.
  • Investigates suspected persons and reports progress of investigation.
  • Arrests or assists in arrest of criminals or suspects.
  • Prepares assigned cases for court, according to formalized procedures.
  • Testifies before court and grand jury.
  • May be designated according to nature of crime investigated as detective, automobile section; detective, homicide squad; according to rank as detective sergeant ii; or according to administrative division to which assigned as detective, precinct; detective, youth bureau.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Police Detective Job Listings for Nevada, United States

Police Officer
Oct 29
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe
Located downtown Las Vegas, our Police Department is fully equipped and functioning unit that includes a dispatch center, patrol vehicles, investigation team, and a Chief of Police. All candidates ...
Armed Security Officer
Nov 8
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Maximum Security and Investigations
Calls police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized ... Patrols premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows ...
Oct 9
Reno, NV, USA
FirstService Residential, NV
Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized ... use and to detect evidence of tampering. * Must be able to sit for long periods of time at the ...