Salaries for Detectives, Homicide Detectives, Criminologists and Criminal Investigators in New Hampshire

As of June of 2013, median and average salaries for detectives, homicide detectives, criminologists and criminal investigators in New Hampshire ranged between $58,260 and $70,449 respectively. The average among those at the entry level was $49,192, which is roughly 15.5% below the median. Those at the experienced level, however, were averaging $81,078, which is about 13% over the statewide average.

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Of course, one of most important factors affecting income is location. Here is a look at criminologist salaries by city in New Hampshire:

Concord

  • Median: $53,726
  • Average: $61,006
  • Entry Level: $45,468
  • Experienced Level: $68,785

Nashua – Derry Area

  • Median: $63,398
  • Average: $66,102
  • Entry Level: $51,064
  • Experienced Level: $73,611

Overall, salaries appeared to be higher in the Nashua/Derry area at all levels.

Criminal investigator salary information published by the U.S. Department of Labor is shown below for comparative purposes:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Lawrence-Methuen-Salem MA-NH NECTA Division
Estimate Not Released
67890
Manchester NH
80
100590
Nashua NH-MA NECTA Division
70
66340
Portsmouth NH-ME
30
83850
Rochester-Dover NH-ME
30
58010
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
80
61160

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