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Fast Facts for Private Detectives in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco and Fresno
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Oakland and Santa Ana
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco and Riverside

Salaries for Private Detectives in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Riverside and Oakland

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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward320$78,150
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-VenturaN/A$71,580
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim620$81,070
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario130$62,510
Santa Cruz-Watsonville30N/A

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