Detectives and Criminal Investigators Salary Information in Oklahoma

The average annual and hourly salaries for detectives and criminal investigators in the state of Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of detectives and criminal investigators among Oklahoma 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,550
25th Percentile Wage
$45,630
50th Percentile Wage
$60,580
75th Percentile Wage
$80,930
90th Percentile Wage
$116,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for detectives and criminal investigators in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $116,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.53
25th Percentile Wage
$21.94
50th Percentile Wage
$29.13
75th Percentile Wage
$38.90
90th Percentile Wage
$55.83

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for detectives and criminal investigators in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $55.83. The median hourly salary is $29.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.53.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of detectives and criminal investigators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,5800.15%26.63%
201560,49018.18%-
201449,4909.64%-
201344,7200.60%-
201244,450--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of detectives and criminal investigators in state of Oklahoma ranges from $40,090 to $66,560. The highest paying area for detectives and criminal investigators in Oklahoma is Oklahoma City with a median annual salary of $66,560. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Tulsa (mean annual salary $62,730). The lowest paying area is Fort Smith with a median annual salary of $40,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oklahoma City
$66,560
Tulsa
$62,730
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$61,480
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$53,020
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$50,730
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$46,360
Fort Smith
$40,090


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