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

The Idaho Department of Labor, Communications & Research, reports median and average salaries for detectives, homicide detectives, criminologists and criminal investigators in Idaho running between $57,969 and $64,500 respectively. The middle range of salaries was reported to be between $44,761 and $77,979.

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Salary statistics compiled by the Idaho Department of Labor, Communications & Research, also revealed salary data by city:

Boise City – Nampa (Including Ada County, Meridian)

  • Entry: $39,353
  • Median: $66,664
  • Average: $74,339
  • Middle Range: $46,072 to $105,705

Idaho Falls

  • Entry: $46,176
  • Median: $59,155
  • Average: $67,350
  • Middle Range: $49,171 to $88,857

Overall, the entry-level wage for detectives in Idaho appears to be best in the Boise/Nampa area. However, there appears to be more long-term financial potential in the Idaho Falls area.

In the table below are salary figures by city throughout Idaho as published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Boise City-Nampa ID
160
76590
Coeur dAlene ID
30
58030
Idaho Falls ID
30
69550
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
30
74860
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
50
51700
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
40
47850

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