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 amongst 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$113,650
75th Percentile Wage
$95,560
50th Percentile Wage
$84,040
25th Percentile Wage
$60,670
10th Percentile Wage
$50,890

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 $113,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$54.64
75th Percentile Wage
$45.94
50th Percentile Wage
$40.40
25th Percentile Wage
$29.17
10th Percentile Wage
$24.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for detectives and criminal investigators in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.64. The median hourly salary is $40.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.47.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $84,040 -2.29%
2013 $86,010 19.84%
2012 $71,770 %
2011 $71,770 11.74%
2010 $64,230 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for detectives and criminal investigators in state of North Dakota from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 30.84%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 19.84%.

Table 4. Average Detectives and Criminal Investigators Wage in North Dakota vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Bailiffs
$22,900
Correctional Officers and Jailers
$37,770
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$84,040
Fish and Game Wardens
$56,280
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$49,580

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Detectives and Criminal Investigators in North Dakota Cities

Table 5 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 $59,250 to $97,290. The highest paying area for detectives and criminal investigators in North Dakota is Grand Forks with a median annual salary of $97,290. The second highest paying city/area in North Dakota State is West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $86,190). The lowest paying area is Bismarck with a median annual salary of $59,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Grand Forks
$97,290
West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$86,190
Fargo
$74,130
Bismarck
$59,250

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