Private Detectives and Investigators

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Occupation Description

Private detectives and investigators collect, examine, compile and report information concerning individuals or organizations to customers, or detect events of unlawful acts or violations of rules in private establishment.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

23390

Job Openings By 2020

14900

Growth Rate

20.5%

Required Education

Some college, no degree
Specific Programs:
Associates in Criminal Justice
Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Forensics

Required Work Experience

1 to 5 years

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth