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 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,340
25th Percentile Wage
$63,880
50th Percentile Wage
$80,020
75th Percentile Wage
$91,970
90th Percentile Wage
$136,700

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 $136,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,340.

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
$80,020
-0.24% 6.80%
2016
$80,210
5.92% -
2015
$75,460
-5.54% -
2014
$79,640
-1.93% -
2013
$81,180
8.13% -
2012
$74,580
- -

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 $52,020 to $90,660. The highest paying area for detectives and criminal investigators in Michigan is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills with a median annual salary of $90,660. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $86,700). The lowest paying area is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$90,660
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$86,700
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$85,940
Ann Arbor
$85,290
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$83,170
Flint
$80,020
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$79,390
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$78,890
Kalamazoo-Portage
$75,840
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$72,560
Lansing-East Lansing
$71,930
South Bend-Mishawaka
$68,570
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$60,640
Battle Creek
$57,990
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$52,020




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