Special agent earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Special agent salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $129,090
Alabama $54,870
Arkansas $44,700
Arizona $83,730
California $100,310
Colorado $83,940
Connecticut $85,310
District of Columbia $133,330
Delaware $70,590
Florida $64,450
Georgia $53,640
Hawaii $106,630
Iowa $66,810
Idaho $67,690
Illinois $87,470
Indiana $70,680
Kansas $55,940
Kentucky $53,820
Louisiana $51,160
Massachusetts $94,560
Maryland $106,000
Maine $65,840
Michigan $80,300
Minnesota $72,780
Missouri $66,000
Mississippi $52,470
Montana $83,160
North Carolina $50,920
North Dakota $83,170
Nebraska $67,620
New Hampshire $71,960
New Jersey $103,530
New Mexico $83,170
Nevada $81,160
New York $84,340
Ohio $67,970
Oklahoma $57,400
Oregon $92,610
Pennsylvania $77,340
Puerto Rico $50,560
Rhode Island $77,290
South Carolina $48,270
South Dakota $61,130
Tennessee $58,310
Texas $82,260
Utah $65,870
Virginia $93,550
Vermont $83,170
Washington $84,580
Wisconsin $74,470
West Virginia $97,830
Wyoming $72,150

How do special agent salaries compare to similar careers?

Special agents earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than judges but more than coroners.

Career Median Salary
Judge salary $137K
Hearing officer salary $98K
Detective salary $83K
Customs inspector salary $83K
Special agent salary $83K
Arbitrator salary $64K
Coroner salary $69K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)