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How much does a Private Detective make in North Carolina?

Average Private Detective Hourly Wage in North Carolina

Private Detectives earn a median hourly wage of $22.01. Hourly wages typically start from $13.34 and go up to $31.67.

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

Average Private Detective Yearly Salary in North Carolina

Private Detectives earn a median salary of $45,770 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,750 and go up to $65,870.

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 North Carolina earn:

$31.67
an hour
$65,870
per year
Senior Private Detective Earnings

Senior Private Detectives in North Carolina earn:

$27.34
an hour
$56,870
per year
Experienced Private Detective Earnings

Experienced Private Detectives in North Carolina earn:

$22.01
an hour
$45,770
per year
Junior Private Detective Earnings

Junior Private Detectives in North Carolina earn:

$15.44
an hour
$32,110
per year
Starting Private Detective Earnings

Starting Private Detectives in North Carolina earn:

$13.34
an hour
$27,750
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Private Detective salary comparison

Private Detectives earn more than 64% percent of Services careers in North Carolina. Private Detective salaries are in the top 65% of all careers in North Carolina.

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Private Detective Salary $46k
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Source:

Historical salary for Private Detectives in North Carolina

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