Private investigators (or PIs) find out information about people and organizations. They are information g atherers. Even though this job is quite different than what you see on TV or in movies, it can still be dangerous and exciting. When yo're starting out, you often work alone and at irregular hours. Some of the work can involve confrontation, so the job can be stressful and dangerous.
The average pay for a private investigator is between $20,000-$40,000 a year.