How Much do Police Detectives Make in Utah?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, police detectives in Utah earn an average of $82,930 a year, equivalent to $39.87 an hour.

This is 4% less than police detectives nationwide, but it is 68% more than the typical Utah worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Utah Police Detective Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $62.93 $130,890
75th $59.42 $123,600
50th $35.62 $74,080
25th $25.19 $52,400
10th $20.93 $43,530
Utah Police Detectives Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Ogden $44.81 $93,200
Salt Lake City $42.37 $88,130
Utah Police Detective Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $39.87 $82,930
2018 $38.86 $80,840
2017 $37.17 $77,310
2016 $36.17 $75,230
2015 $35.11 $73,030
2014 $34.46 $71,670
2013 $34.55 $71,870
2012 $34.76 $72,290
2011 $31.91 $66,370