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Private Investigator Salary
in Arizona, United States

$41,414 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Private Investigator is $41,414 a year and $20 an hour in Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Private Investigator is between $30,840 and $50,221. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Private Investigator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Private Investigator Job Listings for Arizona, United States

Background Investigator Level I - Tucson, AZ
Nov 22
Tucson, AZ, USA
CACI International
Current Background Investigators are required to conduct face-to-face interviews asking a variety of questions with the subject of the investigation as well as other people who may know them to ...
Protection Agent / Investigator
Dec 12
Casa Grande, AZ, USA
Mayhem Solutions Group LLC
It is a big plus if you hold a current AZ DPS UNARMED AND ARMED GUARD CARD, CCW, AND AZ DPS PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR CARD. If you do not have these qualifications please do not respond to this ad. We are ...
Background Investigator
Nov 9
Flagstaff, AZ, USA
People who have joined us as investigators include individuals from the following backgrounds: criminal justice, educators, law enforcement/police, criminal or fraud investigators, federal ...
Remote Sales Position - Claim Researcher
Jan 15
Tucson, AZ, USA
Lauth Investigations
Lauth Investigations International specializes in complex corporate, financial, and private investigations worldwide. Our team is comprised of competent professionals with diverse backgrounds ...
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Nov 10
Yuma, United States
Uber Driver Partners
Drive with Uber and earn money anytime it works for you. Driving is an easy way to earn extra, and it's totally flexible around your schedule. You decide when and how much you drive. What you need to ...