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Private Detectives and Investigators
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or $28.55 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
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Social Perceptiveness (62)
Assisting and Caring for Others (23)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (16)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Private Detectives and Investigators' job openings is expected to rise 5.6% by 2031
'Private Detectives and Investigators' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Private Detectives and Investigators' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Private Detectives and Investigators' was $59,380, or $28.55 hourly
'Private Detectives and Investigators' are paid 29.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as private detectives and investigators?
As of 2021 there were 28,860 people employed as Private Detectives and Investigators within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as Private Detectives and Investigators.
Gather, analyze, compile, and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment.
SOC Code: 33-9021.00
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