Questions and answers

How much does a PI make in Ontario?

How much does a PI make in Ontario?

While ZipRecruiter is seeing salaries as high as $70,620 and as low as $22,734, the majority of Private Investigator salaries currently range between $35,793 (25th percentile) to $50,304 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $60,462 annually in Ontario.

How much does a Private Investigator cost?

Private investigator hourly rate:

National average hourly rate $105/hour
Hourly rate range $99-$150/hour
Low-end rate $65/hour
High-end rate $200/hour

Is it worth hiring a Private Investigator?

A private investigator is often useful for a number or reasons, but when a case or claim is necessary in a court of law, these professionals are invaluable at finding information and revealing the whereabouts of needed witnesses.

Can a PI carry a gun in Canada?

Carrying firearms and equipment While on duty, armed security guards and private investigators must always carry their firearms licence and present it upon request, as required by the Firearms Act . A baton may also be carried, but it can only be used for defensive purposes. In addition, handcuffs may be carried.

Is it legal to hire a private investigator in Canada?

Despite the portrayal of private investigators in film and television as those working beneath the law, licensed PI’s are in fact legal practitioners. Private investigators in Canada are licensed under their provincial security services and private investigation legislation and are bound by a strict code of ethics.

What size knife is legal in Canada?

Under the Criminal Code of Canada, any blade less than 30 centimetres that is concealed and doesn’t appear to be a knife is a prohibited weapon. “Someone caught with a [credit card knife] on their person can be charged criminally under the Criminal Code for carrying a prohibited weapon.”