Pennsylvania Private Detectives and Investigators: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Private Detectives And Investigators in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Private Detectives in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pittsburgh, Scranton and Reading
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisburg, Allentown and Philadelphia
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Scranton

Salaries for Private Detectives in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Harrisburg, Reading and Scranton

Schools for Private Detectives in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Private Detectives Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Private Detectives Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
California University of Pennsylvania California Masters 8,206
Community College of Beaver County Monaca Associate 3,194
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell Associate 9,184
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill Schuylkill Haven Bachelor 940
Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia Doctorate 7,542
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Private Detectives

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Private Detectives

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Private Detectives 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


Harrisburg 180 $36640 2.56
Carlisle 180 $36640 2.56
Pittsburgh 430 $39040 1.72
Reading 30 $41700 0.84
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