Career Outlook for Police Detectives

Also known as:  Criminal Investigator, Deputy United States Marshal, FBI Investigator, Homicide Detective, Narcotics Detective, Narcotics Investigator, Police Detective
The overall job outlook for Police Detective careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 27.30 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.55 percent per year. Demand for Police Detectives is expected to go up, with an expected 20,300 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.29 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Police Detectives in the following states
Texas 15,940
California 12,720
New York 9,150
Florida 6,960
Arizona 5,230
Georgia 4,750
North Carolina 3,660
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Police Detectives
Alaska 110
Wyoming 180
South Dakota 220
Vermont 240
Nebraska 310
North Dakota 310
Rhode Island 360