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How much does a Private Detective make in Colorado?

Average Private Detective Hourly Wage in Colorado

Private Detectives earn a median hourly wage of $21.54. Hourly wages typically start from $16.03 and go up to $40.80.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Private Detective Yearly Salary in Colorado

Private Detectives earn a median salary of $44,810 per year. Salaries typically start from $33,350 and go up to $84,850.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
47
RATINGS
Private Detectives average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Private Detectives in the 46th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Private Detective Earnings by Seniority

Top End Private Detective Earnings

The highest earning Private Detectives in Colorado earn:

$40.80
an hour
$84,850
per year
Senior Private Detective Earnings

Senior Private Detectives in Colorado earn:

$28.22
an hour
$58,690
per year
Experienced Private Detective Earnings

Experienced Private Detectives in Colorado earn:

$21.54
an hour
$44,810
per year
Junior Private Detective Earnings

Junior Private Detectives in Colorado earn:

$17.84
an hour
$37,110
per year
Starting Private Detective Earnings

Starting Private Detectives in Colorado earn:

$16.03
an hour
$33,350
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Private Detective salary comparison

Private Detectives earn more than 58% percent of Services careers in Colorado. Private Detective salaries are in the top 65% of all careers in Colorado.

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Historical salary for Private Detectives in Colorado

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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