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Private Detectives and Investigators


Find and analyze information about legal, personal, or financial matters.

Private Detectives and Investigators find facts and analyze personal information. They offer many services, including verifying people's backgrounds, tracing missing persons, investigating computer crimes, and protecting celebrities.

Wages $22.00 per hour on average  
Outlook Statewide data not available
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
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