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Private Investigator Schools in Florida

There are seven schools in the state of Florida offering private investigator programs. 197 students graduated from programs at Florida private investigator schools in 2010. 135 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 47 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

150 students graduate from programs in this state in private investigation, on average, every year. This accounts for about 13% of private investigator students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 47 students graduated with certificates in private investigation, 15 with a degree at the associate's level, and 135 with a bachelor's level degree.

Seven private investigator schools are located in Florida. And out of these, while two schools are private, five schools are public. While tuition at a private private investigator school varies from $13,536 to $22,770, public private investigator school tuition varies from $2,272 to $2,847.

Average tuition for private investigator programs is $5,522. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,272 every year, is at Broward College, while the highest tuition for private investigator programs, which is $22,770 every year, is at Saint Thomas University.

Private investigator schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no private investigator students at the undergraduate level pursued degrees at the masters level.

Private Investigator Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

150 students graduate from programs in this state in private investigation, on average, every year. This accounts for about 13% of private investigator students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 47 students graduated with certificates in private investigation, 15 with a degree at the associate's level, and 135 with a bachelor's level degree.

Private Investigator Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 31
  • Certificate 2007: 71
  • Certificate 2008: 56
  • Certificate 2009: 30
  • Certificate 2010: 47
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 15
  • Bachelor 2006: 62
  • Bachelor 2007: 12
  • Bachelor 2008: 48
  • Bachelor 2009: 131
  • Bachelor 2010: 135

Private Investigator Program Availability in Florida

Schools in Florida offer a total of nine programs in private investigation. Of these programs, around 44.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Private Investigator Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 4

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40530
  • 25th Percentile: 46630
  • Median: 61890
  • 75th Percentile: 89470
  • 90th Percentile: 119060

Private Detectives and Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Private Detectives and Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30430
  • 25th Percentile: 35590
  • Median: 44390
  • 75th Percentile: 59580
  • 90th Percentile: 74760

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54220
  • Median Salary 2007: 57120
  • Median Salary 2008: 59060
  • Median Salary 2009: 60370
  • Median Salary 2010: 61890
  • Total Employed 2006: 7420
  • Total Employed 2007: 7410
  • Total Employed 2008: 7000
  • Total Employed 2009: 7440
  • Total Employed 2010: 6960

Private Detectives and Investigators — Employment Trend

Private Detectives and Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36530
  • Median Salary 2007: 36060
  • Median Salary 2008: 40050
  • Median Salary 2009: 43650
  • Median Salary 2010: 44390
  • Total Employed 2006: 2490
  • Total Employed 2007: 2920
  • Total Employed 2008: 3280
  • Total Employed 2009: 3220
  • Total Employed 2010: 2810

Florida vs National Private Investigator Employment

Florida vs National Private Investigator Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 7.036% (9770)

Private Investigator Schools in Florida

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1. Edison State College

8099 College Pky SW
Fort Myers, FL 33919-0000
(239) 489-9300

Edison State College is located in the suburbs of Fort Myers, Florida and this school offers one program in private investigation. Overall, 16,951 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at ECC. Edison is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida offering private investigator programs.

2. Everest University - Pompano Beach

225 N. Federal Hwy.
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
(954) 783-7339

Everest University-Pompano Beach is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in private investigation. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in private investigation.

3. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College is located in the suburbs of Largo, Florida and this school offers one program in private investigation. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Florida offering private investigation.

4. Broward College

225 E las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 201-7400

Broward College is located in the center of Fort Lauderdale and this school offers one program in private investigation. 40,375 students pursue degrees in 87 programs at this big school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering private investigation.

5. Saint Thomas University

16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459
(305) 625-6000

Saint Thomas University is in the suburbs of Miami Gardens, Florida and this school offers one private investigator program. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida offering private investigator programs.

6. Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
(813) 253-7000

Hillsborough Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tampa, FL. This community college is the 14th largest institution in the state of Florida. It offers subjects such as technology and computer programming. It offers students 40 certificates and 41 associates level degrees. 27,955 students sought degrees from the 65 programs at this public college in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this community college. This community college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

7. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College offers two private investigator programs. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in private investigation and one private investigator degree at the bachelor's level. Miami Dade is near the heart of downtown. 61,674 students seek degrees in 125 Miami Dade programs, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering private investigation in terms of programs.

8. Florida State College at Jacksonville

501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5433

Florida State College at Jacksonville is located in the center of Jacksonville. It offers two private investigator programs. More specifically, students are offered one private investigator certificate by it and one private investigator degree at the bachelor's level. This large school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering private investigation.