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Salaries for Detectives, Homicide Detectives, Criminologists and Criminal Investigators in Alaska

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis, reports that in 2012 the median homicide detective, criminologist and criminal investigator salary in Alaska was $110,011. This is significant in that the national average among detectives and criminologists reported by the U.S. Department of Labor is lower by 32% at $74,297.

However, salaries among criminal investigators typically vary based on experience, as shown here:

Mean Salary Figures

  • Low: $102,897
  • Mean: $106,745
  • High: $110,593

Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: $75,171
  • Median: $110,011
  • 90th Percentile: $141,481

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis, also provides salary data specific to the Anchorage area for comparison:

Mean Salary Figures

  • Low: $103,355
  • Mean: $108,118
  • High: $112,881

Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: $77,646
  • Median: $108,846
  • 90th Percentile: $141,481

In the table below are criminal investigator salaries in Alaska which have been provided by the U.S. Department of Labor:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Anchorage AK
70
110560

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