Detectives and Criminal Investigators


Conduct investigations related to suspected violations of Federal, State, or local laws to prevent or solve crimes. Exclude 'Private Detectives and Investigators' (33-9021).


2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 1,740 20.86 13.54 24.53 43,400 28,170 51,010
Springfield MSA 80 21.13 11.22 26.09 43,960 23,350 54,260
St Louis MSA 500 25.00 17.14 28.92 51,990 35,660 60,160
Kansas City* 540 23.28 15.84 27.00 48,427 32,947 56,167
Central Region* 170 18.08 12.42 20.91 37,602 25,824 43,491
Northeast Region* 20 16.31 10.83 19.05 33,924 22,535 39,618
Northwest Region* 60 19.15 13.38 22.04 39,835 27,824 45,840
Ozark Region* 90 19.76 10.56 24.35 41,093 21,965 50,657
Southeast Region* 200 16.77 12.06 19.12 34,872 25,075 39,770
St. Louis County* 160 23.58 16.95 26.89 49,041 35,249 55,937
West Central Region* 30 14.77 10.35 16.98 30,730 21,536 35,327
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 50 16.51 13.56 17.99 34,346 28,213 37,413

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,210 2,650 440 19.91 94 Great
Kansas City MSA 840 980 140 16.67 33 Good
St Louis MSA 770 900 130 16.88 30 Good
Central Region* 240 280 40 16.67 9 Good
Northeast Region* 100 110 10 10.00 3 Good
Ozark Region* 130 160 30 23.08 6 Good
Southeast Region* 110 130 20 18.18 5 Good
Southwest Region* 60 60 .00 2 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Work experience (in related occupation) in one of the following
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminalistics and Criminal Science (NEW)