Job Description FBI agents investigate violations of the U.S. laws. Investigate crimes Many types of crimes
Requirements For The FBI FBI agents must go through many enduring tests in order to be qualified. The tests involve physical fitness, vision, and hearing test. A medical review is also necessary. FBI agents must have a degree in criminal justice Can attend any college that has a strong criminal justice system.
Working Hours Agents usually work more then 40 hours a week. Expected to be on call 24 hours a day Must have flexible hours. Willing to relocate
Work Site Have the option to work alone. Can work with team members. FBI agents can choose weather they would like to work indoors or if they would like to work outside.
Day At Work FBI agents have something different to do everyday. Agents must be able to work in different aspects of the job.
Salary Salary range from $55,689 for new agents $61,800 for agents with 2-4 years 10-19 years $80,000-120,000 Special agents and 20 plus years $100,000-$145,000
Advancement Special agents are eligible for salary increases Must show they are ready to do more work Show responsibility
Job Satisfactions You make bank working as a FBI agent! You serve your country what more could you ask for.
College Choice You want to choose a college that is known to have a strong criminal justice system. Agents must complete certain subjects to become part of the FBI. Need a bachelors degree
Tuition costs Community college ranges from 2,500 each year Selective schools that are four year colleges cost about $7,000- 12,500 for in state Out of state ranges from $15,000-19,000 Private schools range from $26,000- 29,000
Benefits Paid holidays Vacations Medical insurance Retirement plans
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