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How much does a Private Detective make in Rhode Island?

Average Private Detective Hourly Wage in Rhode Island

Private Detectives earn a median hourly wage of $22.84. Hourly wages typically start from $10.59 and go up to $31.08.

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

Average Private Detective Yearly Salary in Rhode Island

Private Detectives earn a median salary of $47,520 per year. Salaries typically start from $22,030 and go up to $64,640.

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 Rhode Island earn:

$31.08
an hour
$64,640
per year
Senior Private Detective Earnings

Senior Private Detectives in Rhode Island earn:

$27.21
an hour
$56,600
per year
Experienced Private Detective Earnings

Experienced Private Detectives in Rhode Island earn:

$22.84
an hour
$47,520
per year
Junior Private Detective Earnings

Junior Private Detectives in Rhode Island earn:

$19.08
an hour
$39,690
per year
Starting Private Detective Earnings

Starting Private Detectives in Rhode Island earn:

$10.59
an hour
$22,030
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 Rhode Island. Private Detective salaries are in the bottom 63% of all careers in Rhode Island.

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Historical salary for Private Detectives in Rhode Island

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