How much does a Investigator make?

Updated 18 Jan 2022
£35,189 /yr
Average Base Pay

709 salaries

£24K

Low

£35K

Average

£51K

High

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How much does a Investigator make? The national average salary for a Investigator is £35,189 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Investigator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 709 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Investigator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Investigator£35,189 /yr
L3
Senior Investigator£47,407 /yr
L4
Lead Investigator£36,709 /yr
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£32,313

per year

Private Investigator

£33,541

per year

Special Investigator

£33,541

per year

Corporate Investigator

£33,541

per year

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Financial Ombudsman Service
3

Financial Ombudsman Service

Investigator

£32,717

 /yr
Range: £19K - £286K
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£19K

£286K

£19,026 - £285,796 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Investigator

£48,894

 /yr
Range: £41K - £60K

£41K

£60K

£41,485 - £59,575 Range

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs
3.8

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs

Investigator

£37,879

 /yr
Range: £26K - £62K

£26K

£62K

£26,185 - £61,720 Range

Financial Ombudsman Service
3

Financial Ombudsman Service

Investigator - Contractor

£54,992

 /yr
Range: £32K - £86K

£32K

£86K

£31,827 - £86,100 Range

Legal Ombudsman
2.4

Legal Ombudsman

Investigator

£32,315

 /yr
Range: £29K - £37K

£29K

£37K

£28,540 - £36,827 Range

Independent Office for Police Conduct
3.6

Independent Office for Police Conduct

Investigator

£32,664

 /yr
Range: £28K - £35K

£28K

£35K

£28,293 - £35,345 Range

Financial Ombudsman Service
3

Financial Ombudsman Service

Investigator

£28,750

 /yr
Range: £20K - £37K

£20K

£37K

£19,920 - £36,669 Range

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The National Crime Agency
2.7

The National Crime Agency

Investigator

£34,193

 /yr
Range: £25K - £53K

£25K

£53K

£24,712 - £53,096 Range

Nursing and Midwifery Council
3.2

Nursing and Midwifery Council

Investigator

£32,584

 /yr
Range: £29K - £43K

£29K

£43K

£28,567 - £42,925 Range

Serious Fraud Office
3.2

Serious Fraud Office

Investigator

£34,106

 /yr
Range: £33K - £66K

£33K

£66K

£32,768 - £66,471 Range

Thames Valley Police
3.5

Thames Valley Police

Investigator

£30,591

 /yr
Range: £29K - £36K

£29K

£36K

£28,883 - £36,016 Range

Civil Service United Kingdom
4

Civil Service United Kingdom

Investigator

£34,121

 /yr
Range: £27K - £45K

£27K

£45K

£27,457 - £45,000 Range

Metropolitan Police Service
3.4

Metropolitan Police Service

Investigator

£44,752

 /yr
Range: £27K - £72K

£27K

£72K

£27,483 - £72,077 Range

Ombudsman Services
3.3

Ombudsman Services

Investigator

£29,809

 /yr
Range: £26K - £32K

£26K

£32K

£25,896 - £32,236 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Investigator

£28,883

 /yr
Range: £27K - £35K

£27K

£35K

£27,483 - £35,084 Range

West Midlands Police
3.4

West Midlands Police

Investigator

£36,826

 /yr
Range: £30K - £42K

£30K

£42K

£30,000 - £42,204 Range

Legal Ombudsman
2.4

Legal Ombudsman

Investigator

£29,473

 /yr
Range: £18K - £35K

£18K

£35K

£18,000 - £35,229 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Investigator - Contractor

£28,229

 /yr
Range: £27K - £29K

£27K

£29K

£27,040 - £28,645 Range

General Medical Council
3.7

General Medical Council

Investigator

£28,828

 /yr
Range: £26K - £32K

£26K

£32K

£26,377 - £32,287 Range

West Mercia Police
3.8

West Mercia Police

Investigator

£30,321

 /yr
Range: £27K - £30K

£27K

£30K

£27,231 - £30,321 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Investigator salaries

The national average salary for an Investigator is £32,536 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see an Investigator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 859 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Investigator employees.

The highest salary for an Investigator in United Kingdom is £48,827 per year.

The lowest salary for an Investigator in United Kingdom is £27,048 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent investigator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£25,500
per year
A Fraud Investigator in the Glasgow Area area reported making £25,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£48,400
per year
An Investigator in the Luton Area area reported making £48,400 per year
Additional Pay
£6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Luton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£10
hourly
A Fraud Investigator in the Belfast Area area reported making £10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£20,000
per year
An AML Investigator in the Manchester Area area reported making £20,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£38,000
per year
An Investigator in the London Area area reported making £38,000 per year
Additional Pay
£3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£32,000
per year
A Financial Crime Investigator in the Bournemouth Area area reported making £32,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Bournemouth Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£40,000
per year
An Investigator in the London Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£27,500
per year
A Fraud Investigator in the Brighton Area area reported making £27,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Brighton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£18,000
per year
An Investigator in the Birmingham Area area reported making £18,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
£34,000
per year
An Investigator in the London Area area reported making £34,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation