Detectives and Criminal Investigators Salary Information in Fargo, North Dakota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of detectives and criminal investigators in Fargo, North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of detectives and criminal investigators in Fargo is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Detectives and Criminal Investigators in Fargo, North Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,740
25th Percentile Wage
$61,110
50th Percentile Wage
$94,310
75th Percentile Wage
$114,430
90th Percentile Wage
$135,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for detectives and criminal investigators in Fargo, North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $135,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,740.

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
$94,310
13.93% 13.93%
2016
$81,170
1.05% -
2015
$80,320
7.71% -
2014
$74,130
-19.90% -
2013
$88,880
8.67% -
2012
$81,170
- -

Table 3. Compare Detectives and Criminal Investigators Salary in Fargo with Other North Dakota Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $94,310, Fargo is the highest paying city for detectives and criminal investigators in state of North Dakota, followed by Grand Forks (median annual salary $84,190). In comparison, the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in Fargo is 10.7 percent (10.7%) higher than that in Grand Forks.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fargo
$94,310
Grand Forks
$84,190
West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$81,800
Bismarck
$74,200



See also: Top paying jobs in Fargo, North Dakota.