Fraud Investigator Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports job opportunities for fraud investigators is expected to increase over the next 5 years. Those with college degrees will have better employment opportunities. More jobs will also be available since many fraud investigators are beginning new careers or retiring. The salaries for fraud examiners, appraisers, claims adjusters, and investigators tremendously differ. During 2004, BLS indicated median salaries for fraud investigators averaged $44,220. The 50 percentile averaged between $33,900-57,410. The bottom 10 percentile averaged fewer than $27,220 annually while the top 10 percentile averaged more than $72,620 annually.

Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics,,

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