How Much do Police Detectives Make in Nevada?

Do police detectives in Nevada make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Nevada police detectives?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, police detectives in Nevada earn an average of $87,010 a year, equivalent to $41.83 an hour.

This is 1% more than police detectives nationwide and 84% more than the typical Nevada worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Nevada Police Detective Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $62.92 $130,880
75th $50.42 $104,870
50th $39.07 $81,260
25th $32.61 $67,820
10th $27.84 $57,910
Nevada Police Detectives Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Las Vegas $42.04 $87,440
Reno $46.09 $95,860
Nevada Police Detective Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $41.83 $87,010
2018 $42.15 $87,680
2017 $40.87 $85,000
2016 $39.93 $83,050
2015 $38.92 $80,950
2014 $39.18 $81,500
2013 $37.68 $78,380
2012 $37.16 $77,290
2011 $37.44 $77,880