FBI Agent

Reid Blythe

Job Description

FBI agents are in charge of investigating over 200 different categories of violations related to national security and federal law. Agents have a variety of different crimes that they may investigate, such as, bank robberies, terrorism, corruption, cyber crime, organized crime, espionage, and drug trafficking.

Fields of the FBI

The FBI has a variety of different fields in which agents can choose from, these include;

-Firearms Training



-Automotive Maintenance

-Graphic Arts

-Public Relations

-Intelligence Analysis

-Information Technology

-Applied Science, Engineering, and Technology


-Business Management

-FBI police

-Investigative Support and Surveillance

Education/Training Requirements

The FBI requires a candidate for a job to hold a four-year degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States of America. They also require candidates to:

-Be 23 years old, but younger than 37 years old.

-Be a United States citizen or a citizen of the Northern Mariana Islands.

-Possess a valid U.S. Drivers License, and

-Complete at least 3 years of professional work experience.

Agents must also qualify for at least one of five FBI Special Agent Entry Programs to be eligible for employment:




-Computer Science/Information Technology


Salary Information

The FBI's average salary is around $64,332 per year. According to the FBI locality pay ranging from 12.5% to 28.7% of base, as well as availability pay, which equates to a 25% increase in adjusted salary due to the requirement that agents average 50-hour work weeks.

Joaquin "Jack" Garcia

Joaquin Garcia was an undercover FBI agent for 26 years of his life. All but two years were undercover work. Joaquin spent months at a time undercover in some of the most dangerous operations anybody could imagine. He went undercover in over 100 operations. He is best known for his role as "Jack Falcone," a self-described jewelry thief and drug dealer who penetrated the Gambino crime family of New York City, which took place over a three year period and ended in the arrest of 32 mobsters.

Future Plan

I plan to go to the military reserves so that I can go to college and get a Bachelor's Degree in either Computer Forensics or Cyber Intelligence. Once I finish college I will go into active duty in the military and serve for a four year term, once I finish my term I will go to the FBI academy and train to be an agent.