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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

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More Pennsylvania Private Detectives Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
University Park
Doctorate
47,119
Philadelphia
Doctorate
39,967
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
28,642
Philadelphia
Doctorate
24,190
University Park
Doctorate
14,301
Blue Bell
Associates
10,392
Philadelphia
Doctorate
8,085
California
Doctorate
7,788
Newtown
Associates
7,784
Youngwood
Associates
5,084
Middletown
Doctorate
5,077
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
4,224
Altoona
Bachelors
3,482
Butler
Associates
3,338
Reading
Bachelors
2,719
Aston
Doctorate
2,715
Oakdale
Bachelors
1,835
Philadelphia
Masters
1,478
Summerdale
Masters
1,224
Altoona
N/A
234
Wilkes-Barre
Associates
125
Springville
N/A
66
Monroeville
N/A
5

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Harrisburg-CarlisleN/A $46,020
PittsburghN/A $42,370

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