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Private Investigator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$48,736 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Private Investigator is $48,736 a year and $23 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Private Investigator is between $36,293 and $59,100. 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 Connecticut, 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 Connecticut, United States

Private Investigator
Jan 17
New Haven, CT, USA
Lemieux & Associates
We are seeking experienced SIU Field Investigators in the New Haven 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 ...
Surveillance Investigator
Nov 6
Hartford, CT, USA
HUB Enterprises, Inc
CT Private Detective license preferred ** Experience: · Associate or Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. · Military or Law Enforcement. · Private Investigator or detective experience. · Proven ...
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Dec 31
Middletown, CT, USA
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