FBI Special Agent Position

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking Special Agents.  This is a full-time position with an average annual salary range of $73,000-$153,000.  Special agents are required to work an average of 50 hours per week.  Relocation expenses are covered.

Special agents bring their skills, compassion, and integrity to stay ahead of threats, uphold the law, defend civil rights, and protect innocent people. They seek out cybercrime, infiltrate organized crime rings, and investigate terrorists. 

A day for an FBI special agent might entail surveilling a subject in the morning, tracking terrorists’ online social activity before lunch, testifying in court in the afternoon, and addressing a public forum on identity theft in the evening.

The FBI is looking for special agent applicants who come from a broad range of backgrounds, expertise, and professional experiences. Their mission-critical work requires unique skill sets and perspectives to conduct criminal and national security investigations.

To be eligible for the special agent position, you must:

Be a U.S. citizen.

Be at least 23 years old.

Apply before your 36th birthday unless you have veteran's preference or federal law enforcement experience.*

Possess a valid driver's license.

Have a bachelor's degree and at least two years of full-time professional work experience, or have an advanced degree and at least one year of full-time professional work experience.

Meet our physical fitness requirements.

Be able to obtain a Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Clearance.

Meet all other FBI Eligibility requirements.

*You must complete the Special Agent Selection System (SASS) process and enter on duty no later than the day before your 37th birthday.


Physical requirements:

To ensure you are able to meet the physical requirements of this position, you will be required to provide medical documentation from your personal physician, show proof of required vaccinations, and complete additional medical examinations. You must also complete the Physical Fitness Test (PFT) several times throughout the process, which assesses your fitness levels through four main events:

A maximum number of continuous sit-ups in one minute.

A timed 300-meter sprint.

A maximum number of (untimed) continuous push-ups.

A timed 1.5-mile run.

​Those in the Tactical Recruitment Program will have a fifth event:

A maximum number of (untimed) continuous pull-ups.


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