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Special Agent FBI Salary

$91,973 (USD)

Average Salary

$44/hr

Average Hourly

$2,695

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Agent FBI is $91,973 a year and $44 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Special Agent FBI is between $64,748 and $114,057. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Special Agent FBI. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Investigates alleged or suspected criminal violations of federal, state, or local laws to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution.
  • Examines charge, complaint, or allegation of law violation to identify issues involved and types of evidence needed.
  • Assists in determining scope, timing, and direction of investigation.
  • Develops and uses informants to get leads to information.
  • Interviews, observes, and interrogates suspects and witnesses and analyzes records to secure evidence or establish facts.
  • Examines records to detect links in chain of evidence or information.
  • Uses cameras and photostatic machines to record evidence and documents.
  • Verifies information obtained to establish accuracy and authenticity of facts and evidence.
  • Maintains surveillances and performs undercover assignments.
  • Presents findings in clear, logical, impartial, and properly documented reports.
  • Reports critical information to and coordinates activities with other offices or agencies when applicable.
  • Testifies before grand juries.
  • Serves subpoenas or other official papers.
  • May lead or coordinate work of other special agents.
  • May obtain and use search and arrest warrants.
  • May serve on full-time, detail, or rotational protection assignments.
  • May carry firearms and make arrests.
  • May be designated according to agency worked for as special agent, fbi; special agent, irs; special agent, secret service.
Special Agent FBI Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Job family population: 105,350

Estimated population of Special Agent FBI jobs: 28,676

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$106,622
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

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