Career Attributes

  • $50,816
  • 41,400
  • 3.5
  • 10.6%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Criminal Justice
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Private Detective Ratings

Blended Rating

A weighted average of CareerExplorer’s five component ratings, approximating the overall satisfaction of a career.
Source: CareerExplorer

Work Environment Rating

3.7
SCORE
70
RATINGS
Work environment includes career characteristics such as working hours, organizational structure, and working conditions.

Interest Rating

4.2
SCORE
73
RATINGS
Interest rating measures the degree to which users found the subject matter of their work interesting.

Salary Rating

2.9
SCORE
64
RATINGS
Salary rating measures whether they felt that they were compensated fairly for their work in the career.

Skills Utilization Rating

3.5
SCORE
72
RATINGS
Skill utilization rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt their skills were put to use in the career.

Meaning Rating

3.2
SCORE
66
RATINGS
Meaning rating is a measure of the degree to which users felt that their career gave their life purpose and meaning.

Fit Rating

4.0
SCORE
71
RATINGS
Fit rating measures a user's sense of how well their personality fit with their career. Examples of personality traits include leadership, extraversion, and persistence.

Overall Rating

3.5
SCORE
82
RATINGS
Overall rating measures a user's general sentiment about their career. Not to be confused with Blended Rating which is CareerExplorer's measure of their overall satsifaction.

Uninformed Interest

2.9
SCORE
29685
RATINGS
The interest rating given by people who have not worked in this career.

Private Detective Demographics

Career Maturity

Career maturity is a measure of where a career falls on a typical user’s career path. For instance, restaurant work is often an early career for people that leads to other careers. Medical Doctors, on the other hand, tend to be terminal careers.
Source: CareerExplorer

Employment Type Mix

The distribution of full- and part-time employees in this career.
Source: CareerExplorer

74%
Full-Time
26%
Part-Time

Ethnic Minority Mix

Based on self reported ethnicity. Persons who identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

67%
10%
7%
5%
5%
5%
2%
White
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
East Asian
Other
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
South Asian
Aboriginal

Actual Gender Mix

The distribution of men and women employed in this career in 2014.
Source: CareerExplorer Data ().

60%
Men
40%
Women

Gender Mix By Likes

The distribution of positive career likes by men and women on CareerExplorer. Four or Five star career ratings are inferred as Likes.
Source: CareerExplorer

55%
Men
45%
Women

Discrimination Score

A number between -100 and +100 that measures how much a career discriminates against men or women. The CareerExplorer Implied Discrimination Quotient (IDQ) compares a career’s actual gender mix to its likes by gender to determine how closely actual job placements mirror gender preferences.
Source: CareerExplorer