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

Based on information published by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Office of Research, the average detective salary in Connecticut is $80,704, which is equivalent to an hourly wage of $38.80.

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Detectives in Connecticut have also seen a subtle increase in their median salary each year with median’s of:

  • $73,985 in 2013
  • $73,736 in 2012
  • $72,675 in 2011
  • $71,656 in 2010
  • $70,907 in 2009

Another way to consider salary is by city, as is shown here:

Bridgeport-Stamford

  • Entry: $64,688
  • Average: $81,785
  • Median: $81,348
  • 90th Percentile: $98,134

Hartford

  • Entry: $63,627
  • Average: $83,844
  • Median: $77,896
  • 90th Percentile: $121,534

New Haven

  • Entry: $63,815
  • Average: $91,291
  • Median: $74,484
  • 90th Percentile: $140,046

More data regarding detective salaries in Connecticut is shown in this table, which was published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk CT
210
81170
Danbury CT
40
69220
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford CT
350
81820
New Haven CT
180
89810
Norwich-New London CT-RI
60
76850
Springfield MA-CT
170
72840
Waterbury CT
60
53360
Worcester MA-CT
120
70080

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