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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 5.8% 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 Investigator - New Orleans PhotoFax, Inc New Orleans, LA, USA Job Details
Threat Detection Specialist Tier 1 And 2 Parsons RALEIGH, NC, USA Job Details
Private Investigator - Phoenix, Az PhotoFax, Inc Phoenix, AZ, USA Job Details
Licensed Pa Investigator Needed (Pittsburgh - And Western/Central Pa) SPECIALTY PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS, INC Pittsburgh, PA, USA Job Details
Support Specialist Private Offices Detroit, MI, USA Job Details
Technical Manager Private Cloud - Test Automation - Entertainment And Media Industry Opportunity Rackspace - Entertainment and Media Industry San Antonio, TX, USA Job Details
Private Investigator Summit Investigations Lowell, MA, USA Job Details
Surveillance/Fraud Investigator Private Investigator New York City, NY, USA Job Details
Private Investigator /Orlando Justice Investigations Services, Inc. Deltona, FL, USA Job Details
Private Investigator Delta Associated Investigations Oneida, NY, 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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