Private Investigator

Code: 33-9021.00

Also known as: Asset Protection Detective, Field Investigator, Investigator, Loss Prevention Agent, Loss Prevention Associate, Loss Prevention Detective, Loss Prevention Investigator, Loss Prevention Officer, Private Investigator, Special Investigator

Description: When an individual is suspected of committing insurance fraud or cheating on a spouse, an interested party may turn to a Private Investigator to uncover the truth. Private Investigators uncover facts and analyze financial, legal and other pertinent information. Although many people and businesses use Investigators to uncover secrets, these professionals also help to find missing persons.Although there is no formal educational requirement to be a Private Investigator, most Investigators have several years of experience in law enforcement. Also, many states require them to have a license.

Private Investigator

Typical wages

10% $31,440
25% $38,400
Median $53,320
75% $73,190
90% $96,950
10% $15.12
25% $18.46
Median $25.64
75% $35.19
90% $46.61

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 3,300