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Criminal Investigator - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Criminal Investigator"

How much does a Criminal Investigator in the federal government get paid? $77,310.12* *Based on the 2004 average.
37,820 EMPLOYEES
$2.92B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Criminal Investigator was the 5th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 37,820 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Criminal Investigation, with an average salary of $79,124.

Government Criminal Investigation jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Criminal Investigation job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Criminal Investigator

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Bureau of Investigation 12,227 $79,123.74
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 5,985 $72,926.84
Drug Enforcement Administration 4,782 $77,655.99
U.S. Secret Service 3,143 $73,331.84
Internal Revenue Service 2,805 $77,876.39
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 2,333 $78,954.68
U.S. Marshals Service 2,239 $73,013.02
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 366 $74,896.55
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 330 $85,253.33
Social Security Administration 285 $78,902.59
Environmental Protection Agency 257 $85,039.85
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 229 $73,260.41
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 214 $80,565.86
Transportation Security Administration 187 $104,038.64
Food and Drug Administration 179 $87,864.27
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 176 $82,779.95
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 154 $81,552.73
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 143 $82,733.43
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 127 $86,373.10
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 125 $92,484.58
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 122 $69,159.38
Forest Service 120 $73,024.34
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 115 $82,556.27
Indian Affairs 110 $65,563.41
Bureau of Industry and Security 101 $81,468.13
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 95 $84,418.03
U.S. Coast Guard 74 $73,801.38
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 73 $81,268.11
Department of Energy 64 $78,410.47
Bureau of Land Management 63 $72,336.05
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 59 $80,849.54
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 53 $79,756.79
National Park Service 52 $68,632.73
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 51 $96,778.71
Headquarters, Nasa 46 $81,357.63
Veterans Health Administration 43 $60,703.55
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 38 $107,677.26
Department of State 37 $86,336.38
Small Business Administration 30 $90,930.13
Office of Personnel Management 24 $72,169.21
Agency for International Development 23 $85,821.09
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 22 $86,458.73
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 16 $78,313.19
Railroad Retirement Board 16 $86,944.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 14 $88,038.07
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 10 $102,955.10
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 8 $110,192.20
Government Printing Office 7 $83,801.43
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 6 $73,487.50
National Science Foundation 6 $91,808.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 5 $88,724.80
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 5 $108,790.20
Securities and Exchange Commission 4 $119,783.50
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 4 $99,527.50
International Trade Administration 3 $75,202.00
Peace Corps 3 $86,654.00
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $73,393.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $97,890.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $78,117.50
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $114,166.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $62,397.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 1 $90,719.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $107,250.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $105,030.00

Criminal Investigator Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Criminal Investigator is $77,310.12.

Common Criminal Investigator Payscales

Payscale Number of Criminal Investigation Employees
GS - General Schedule 36,879
ES - Senior Executive Service 339
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 186
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 166
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 87
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 82
CG - Corporate Graded 32
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 15
PG - Printing Office Grades 7
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 5
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 4
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 4
FO - Foreign Service Officers 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
EG - Consultant (other) 2
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
SN - Senior Level System 1
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 1800 INSPECTION, INVESTIGATION, ENFORCEMENT, AND COMPLIANCE GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Criminal Investigation jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Information ReceptionistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Land Law ExaminingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
GuideTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Closed Microphone ReportingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Printing ServicesAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Criminal Investigation Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Criminal Investigator was $77,310. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $1,128 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1811.

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