Private Investigator Job Description

A Private Investigator uses surveillance and interviewing processes to uncover hidden objects or understand suspicious behavior or phenomena. They work on behalf of clients and typically work independently.

Private Investigator Job Description Sample

We are looking for an experienced and competent private investigator. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for using surveillance, interviews, and research to uncover obscure behavior or events and debrief clients on the information gathered.

Private Investigator Salary

A Private Investigator earns between $36,000 and $97,000 per year. The median salary for this position is $53,000 per year.

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