Salary for Intelligence Analysts

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

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Intelligence analysts work to prevent acts of terrorism and organized criminal activity by gathering, analyzing and comparing information that is received from a number of intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Information to be analyzed may include surveillance evidence, regional data collection systems or law enforcement case files. This information is then compiled into comprehensive reports that are compared to track criminal activity trends on local and global fields. Intelligence analysts are detail-oriented professionals who are able to connect information in order to understand how criminal rings and events may be linked. A bachelor's degree is required for employment in this professional post.

An Intelligence Analyst usually receives salaries of somewhere between 56000 to 84000 depending on the level of experience. Intelligence Analysts can earn an average pay level of Seventy Three Thousand One Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Intelligence Analysts are compensated highest in the District of Columbia, where they receive normal pay levels of near $94620. These professionals are compensated most highly in Public Administration, where they can earn normal pay levels of $90770.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 29.22 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Intelligence Analysts tend to make the most in the following industries
Transportation and Warehousing $90,770
Public Administration $72,950
Educational Services $60,570
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $60,570
Public Administration $72,950
Transportation and Warehousing $90,770
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