Detectives and Criminal Investigators Salary Information in Nebraska

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,610
25th Percentile Wage
$49,200
50th Percentile Wage
$66,770
75th Percentile Wage
$87,260
90th Percentile Wage
$121,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for detectives and criminal investigators in Nebraska 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 $66,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,610.

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
$66,770
-1.78% 4.69%
2016
$67,960
8.11% -
2015
$62,450
-1.10% -
2014
$63,140
-4.17% -
2013
$65,770
3.24% -
2012
$63,640
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in state of Nebraska ranges from $46,650 to $77,280. The highest paying area for detectives and criminal investigators in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $77,280. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $60,090). The lowest paying area is Lincoln with a median annual salary of $46,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$77,280
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$60,090
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$59,900
Lincoln
$46,650




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