Career Outlook for Detectives and Criminal Investigators

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Also known as:
Criminal Investigator, Deputy United States Marshal, FBI Investigator, Homicide Detective, Narcotics Detective, Narcotics Investigator, Police Detective

The overall job outlook for Detective and Criminal Investigator careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 21.98 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.37 percent per year. Demand for Detectives and Criminal Investigators is expected to go up, with an expected 8,720 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.91 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

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TOP STATES

There are currently more Detectives and Criminal Investigators in the following states

Texas 17,400
California 12,140
New York 9,140
Florida 6,700
Arizona 5,700
Georgia 3,650
New Jersey 3,150
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BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Alaska
100
Wyoming
150
West Virginia
190
Vermont
200
South Dakota
220
Rhode Island
340
North Dakota
340