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Private Detectives and Investigators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $22.00
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Private Detectives and Investigators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.27 $26.19 $38.07
Minnesota
$22.00 $22.00 $35.45
Central Minnesota
$22.00 $30.44 $35.07
Northeast Minnesota
$18.11 $22.00 $33.48
Northwest Minnesota
$20.34 $22.00 $22.00
Southeast Minnesota
$19.11 $34.36 $39.66
Southwest Minnesota
$18.12 $31.81 $34.64
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$20.42 $31.88 $40.47

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 560 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Private Detectives and Investigators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very low demand.

 

Future Demand

No data available.

 

Employment Outlook for Private Detectives and Investigators
Area Employment Employment Change
-10 0 Number Percent
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 33,700 38,100 4,400 13.2%
Southeast Minnesota 13 15 2 15.4%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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