Special Agent (FBI) – Domestic Terrorism

What Does A Special Agent (FBI) – Domestic Terrorism Do?

Special Agents in the FBI investigate a variety of crimes.  The agent featured in this video investigates crimes related to domestic terrorism.

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How Do I Become A Special Agent (FBI) – Domestic Terrorism?

A four-year bachelor’s degree is required to obtain one of these positions, and a graduate degree is preferred.  These can be in any field, but one special agent recommends focusing on degrees related to science, math, business, or accounting.  In addition, it is recommended that applicants take some psychology courses while earning their degree. In order to apply for an FBI position (in general), one must be a US citizen, have a clean criminal record, and undergo a detailed background investigation.

What is the Average Salary For A Special Agent (FBI) – Domestic Terrorism?

High – 120,000
Starting – 62,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Special Agent (FBI) – Domestic Terrorism?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Accounting
  • Computer Science
  • Government
  • Psychology
  • Foreign Languages
  • You must be physically fit!

What Is The Work Environment For A Special Agent (FBI) – Domestic Terrorism?

Special Agents will likely do much of their work in the field, and they may be required to relocate periodically during their career.  Typically, they work about 50 hours/week.  

What Is The Future Outlook For A Special Agent (FBI) – Domestic Terrorism?

There will likely be strong competition for these positions. 


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • Payscale