Washington Detectives and Criminal Investigators: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Detectives And Criminal Investigators in Washington

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Fast Facts for Criminal Investigators in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bellingham and Tacoma
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bremerton and Olympia
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Bellingham and Tacoma

Salaries for Criminal Investigators in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Bremerton and Tacoma

Schools for Criminal Investigators in Washington are listed below.

Selected Criminal Investigators Schools in Washington

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation, BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement, AAS in Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate, Master

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: BS in Criminal Justice in Crime Scene Investigation
  • Degrees: Bachelor

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management - Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

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  • Programs: Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Forensic Science, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (MS), Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master
Utica College

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Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.

  • Programs: BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Washington Criminal Investigators Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Central Washington University Ellensburg Masters 10,505
Centralia College Centralia Associate 3,652
Eastern Washington University Cheney Doctorate 10,686
Everett Community College Everett Associate 7,674
Gonzaga University Spokane Doctorate & First Professional 6,873
Grays Harbor College Aberdeen Associate 2,050
Green River Community College Auburn Associate 6,919
Olympic College Bremerton Bachelor 6,623
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Lakewood Associate 7,504
Saint Martin's University Lacey Masters 1,605
Seattle University Seattle Doctorate 7,529
Spokane Community College Spokane Associate 6,961
Yakima Valley Community College Yakima Associate 4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Criminal Investigators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Criminal Investigators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Criminal Investigators relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bremerton 30 $126150 0.53
Silverdale 30 $126150 0.53
Bellingham 280 $84890 4.47
Kennewick 60 $58700 0.79
Richland 60 $58700 0.79
Olympia 200 $53560 2.57
Tumwater 200 $53560 2.57
Seattle 1080 $88360 0.77
Tacoma 1080 $88360 0.77
Bellevue 1080 $88360 0.77
Spokane 300 $79540 1.77
Spokane Valley 300 $79540 1.77
Wenatchee 40 $50960 1.11
Yakima 80 $54920 1.25
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