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Avg US Salary
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Growth
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Education

Private Detective Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 26,880 Private Detectives in the United States. The Private Detective job market is expected to grow by 11.2% between 2012 and 2022. The majority of job opportunities exist in California, Florida, and Texas, and as a percentage of the population Hawaii and Florida have the most Private Detectives representing 0.32 in 1000 and 0.318 in 1000 of the total job market respectively.

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Private Detective Jobs

Location
Title Company Location Info
Private Detective (Experience Required) Bond Investigations Inc Los Angeles, CA, USA Job Details
Detective Veteran Health Administration Washington, DC, USA Job Details
Store Detective- Wilmington Pike Kettering Ohio Meijer Dayton, OH, USA Job Details
Security Officer Alliance Detective & Security Service, Inc. Everett, MA, USA Job Details
Outside B2b Sales Direct Sales Alarm Detection Systems, Inc. Naperville, IL, USA Job Details
Intrusion Detection System (Ids) Operations Technical Lead NCI Information Systems Washington, DC, USA Job Details
Intrusion Detection System (Ids) Infrastructure Technical Lead NCI Information Systems Washington, DC, USA Job Details
Intrusion Detection System (Ids) Team Lead NCI Washington, DC, USA Job Details
Intrusion Detection System (Ids) Operations Technical Lead NCI Washington, DC, USA Job Details
Sr Product Manager Endpoint Detection & Response (Ecat) EMC Reston, VA, USA Job Details
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Demand for Private Detectives

The Private Detective industry is concentrated in California, Florida and Texas.

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Private Detective Jobs by State

How to Become a Private Detective

Interested in becoming a private detective? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good private detective? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    A certificate or associates degree is required to be a Private Detective.

  3. Get Hired

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