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Polygraph Examiner Salary
in Delaware, United States

$42,002 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Polygraph Examiner is $42,002 a year and $20 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Polygraph Examiner is between $31,492 and $50,763. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Polygraph Examiner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Interrogates and screens individuals to detect deception or to verify truthfulness, using polygraph equipment and standard polygraph techniques: attaches apparatus to individual to measure and record changes in respiration, blood pressure, and electrical resistance of skin as result of perspiration changes.
  • Evaluates reactions to questions of a non-emotional nature.
  • Interprets and diagnoses individual's emotional responses to key questions recorded on graph.
  • Visits morgues, examines scene of crime, or contacts other sources, when assigned to criminal case, to gather information for use in interrogating suspects, witnesses, and other persons.
  • Appears in court as witness on matters relating to polygraph examinations, according to formalized procedures.
  • Prepares reports and keeps records on polygraph examinations.
  • May instruct classes in polygraph interrogation techniques, methods, and uses.
  • When analyzing voice stress charted on moving tape by needle of recording device for deception or truthfulness verification, may be designated psychological stress evaluator.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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