Detectives and Criminal Investigators Salary Information in North Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for detectives and criminal investigators in the state of North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of detectives and criminal investigators among North Dakota 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 North Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,140
25th Percentile Wage
$71,730
50th Percentile Wage
$81,800
75th Percentile Wage
$96,730
90th Percentile Wage
$121,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for detectives and criminal investigators in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,140.

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
$81,800
1.61% 12.26%
2016
$80,480
4.06% -
2015
$77,210
-8.85% -
2014
$84,040
-2.34% -
2013
$86,010
16.56% -
2012
$71,770
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in some North Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in state of North Dakota ranges from $74,200 to $94,310. The highest paying area for detectives and criminal investigators in North Dakota is Fargo with a median annual salary of $94,310. The second highest paying city/area in North Dakota State is Grand Forks (mean annual salary $84,190). The lowest paying area is Bismarck with a median annual salary of $74,200.

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




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