Private Detectives and Investigators Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for private detectives and investigators in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of private detectives and investigators among Puerto Rico 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 Private Detectives and Investigators in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,570
25th Percentile Wage
$32,440
50th Percentile Wage
$43,240
75th Percentile Wage
$49,300
90th Percentile Wage
$54,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for private detectives and investigators in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $54,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of private detectives and investigators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,240
3.05% 48.91%
2016
$41,920
9.16% -
2015
$38,080
45.85% -
2014
$20,620
3.54% -
2013
$19,890
-11.06% -
2012
$22,090
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