Texas Wages 33-3021.00 - Detectives and Criminal Investigators

In Texas:

  • Workers on average earn $81,170.
  • 10% of workers earn $48,320 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $127,360 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $83,640.
  • 10% of workers earn $48,040 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $146,830 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$48,040$61,600$83,640$106,540$146,830
Texas$48,320$60,030$81,170$92,980$127,360
Abilene, TX$37,810$48,040$50,630$61,130$90,400
Amarillo, TX$39,990$43,530$53,230$80,810$130,520
Austin-Round Rock, TX$48,320$48,320$61,880$99,090$99,090
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX$39,990$45,150$56,980$72,030$119,020
Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$39,300$47,530$51,410$60,670$72,600
Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$49,500$55,200$90,400$92,980$92,980
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX$55,200$87,820$92,980$92,980$115,170
Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$49,500$64,650$87,820$92,980$93,480
College Station-Bryan, TX$40,410$48,940$58,290$63,490$77,350
Corpus Christi, TX$39,990$48,510$69,370$123,490$138,920
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX$48,320$59,510$78,330$128,270$153,110
El Paso, TX$55,200$77,480$92,980$92,980$126,690
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$39,510$47,950$60,570$77,630$84,380
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX$48,320$59,440$78,350$150,070$167,730
Killeen-Temple, TX$35,040$37,810$48,040$66,020$95,200
Laredo, TX$56,600$66,270$92,680$95,330$101,610
Longview, TX$39,990$40,500$47,530$58,510$64,380
Lubbock, TX$43,530$54,550$76,950$76,950$86,480
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX$48,040$77,480$90,400$92,980$110,550
Midland, TX$47,430$62,610$87,540$96,840$122,840
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$35,040$39,990$50,880$60,670$64,610
San Angelo, TX$39,510$43,530$64,460$133,970$149,660
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX$48,320$61,600$78,540$78,540$131,460
Tyler, TX$40,500$44,730$64,610$126,690$142,040
Victoria, TX$43,530$54,280$60,030$60,030$68,930
Waco, TX$39,990$47,530$55,220$84,730$134,370
West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$47,950$55,200$64,650$90,400$92,980
Wichita Falls, TX$39,990$39,990$46,680$69,010$95,180

In Texas:

  • Workers on average earn $39.02 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $23.23 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $61.23 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $40.21 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $23.10 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $70.59 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$23.10$29.62$40.21$51.22$70.59
Texas$23.23$28.86$39.02$44.70$61.23
Abilene, TX$18.18$23.10$24.34$29.39$43.46
Amarillo, TX$19.23$20.93$25.59$38.85$62.75
Austin-Round Rock, TX$23.23$23.23$29.75$47.64$47.64
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX$19.23$21.71$27.39$34.63$57.22
Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$18.90$22.85$24.71$29.17$34.91
Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$23.80$26.54$43.46$44.70$44.70
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX$26.54$42.22$44.70$44.70$55.37
Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$23.80$31.08$42.22$44.70$44.94
College Station-Bryan, TX$19.43$23.53$28.02$30.53$37.19
Corpus Christi, TX$19.23$23.32$33.35$59.37$66.79
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX$23.23$28.61$37.66$61.67$73.61
El Paso, TX$26.54$37.25$44.70$44.70$60.91
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$19.00$23.05$29.12$37.32$40.57
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX$23.23$28.58$37.67$72.15$80.64
Killeen-Temple, TX$16.84$18.18$23.10$31.74$45.77
Laredo, TX$27.21$31.86$44.56$45.83$48.85
Longview, TX$19.23$19.47$22.85$28.13$30.95
Lubbock, TX$20.93$26.23$36.99$36.99$41.58
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX$23.10$37.25$43.46$44.70$53.15
Midland, TX$22.81$30.10$42.09$46.56$59.06
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$16.84$19.23$24.46$29.17$31.06
San Angelo, TX$19.00$20.93$30.99$64.41$71.95
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX$23.23$29.62$37.76$37.76$63.20
Tyler, TX$19.47$21.50$31.06$60.91$68.29
Victoria, TX$20.93$26.10$28.86$28.86$33.14
Waco, TX$19.23$22.85$26.55$40.73$64.60
West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area$23.05$26.54$31.08$43.46$44.70
Wichita Falls, TX$19.23$19.23$22.44$33.18$45.76