Detectives and Criminal Investigators Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for detectives and criminal investigators in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of detectives and criminal investigators among Michigan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,120
25th Percentile Wage
$67,590
50th Percentile Wage
$80,210
75th Percentile Wage
$105,550
90th Percentile Wage
$133,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for detectives and criminal investigators in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.57
25th Percentile Wage
$32.50
50th Percentile Wage
$38.56
75th Percentile Wage
$50.74
90th Percentile Wage
$64.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for detectives and criminal investigators in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $64.42. The median hourly salary is $38.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.57.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of detectives and criminal investigators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,2105.92%7.02%
201575,460-5.54%-
201479,640-1.93%-
201381,1808.13%-
201274,580--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in state of Michigan ranges from $52,510 to $92,540. The highest paying area for detectives and criminal investigators in Michigan is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $92,540. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills (mean annual salary $90,660). The lowest paying area is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$92,540
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$90,660
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$87,550
Ann Arbor
$81,920
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$81,220
Flint
$79,430
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$78,110
Kalamazoo-Portage
$72,930
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$72,560
Lansing-East Lansing
$69,470
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$60,640
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$52,510


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