Detectives and Criminal Investigators Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for detectives and criminal investigators in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of detectives and criminal investigators among Idaho metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Detectives and Criminal Investigators in Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,640
25th Percentile Wage
$52,670
50th Percentile Wage
$64,050
75th Percentile Wage
$79,380
90th Percentile Wage
$118,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for detectives and criminal investigators in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of detectives and criminal investigators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,050
3.36% 9.48%
2016
$61,900
3.81% -
2015
$59,540
2.62% -
2014
$57,980
0.21% -
2013
$57,860
-0.21% -
2012
$57,980
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Detectives and Criminal Investigators in Idaho Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in state of Idaho ranges from $49,380 to $81,790. The highest paying area for detectives and criminal investigators in Idaho is North Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $81,790. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Idaho Falls (mean annual salary $71,480). The lowest paying area is East Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$81,790
Idaho Falls
$71,480
Boise City-Nampa
$65,790
Coeur dAlene
$61,570
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$59,680
Pocatello
$58,950
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$49,380




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