How much does a Forensic Lab Technician make?

Updated Nov 30, 2021

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$42,408 /yr
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18,262 salaries

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$29K

Low

$42K

Average

$61K

High

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How much does a Forensic Lab Technician make? The national average salary for a Forensic Lab Technician is $42,408 in United States. Filter by location to see Forensic Lab Technician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 18,262 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forensic Lab Technician employees.

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What is the salary trajectory for a Lab Technician?

$40,976 /yr
Lab Technician
$52,239 /yr
Senior Lab Technician
$48,878 /yr
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Recent User Submitted Salaries for QC Lab Technician in United States of America

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$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a QC Lab Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$25,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Laboratory Technician with more than 15 years of experience

$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Laboratory Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Laboratory Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$87,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Laboratory Technician with 7 to 9 years of experience

$39,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$500/yr

8 days ago by a Lab Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Lab Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

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What is the average pay for a Forensic Lab Technician at different companies?

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Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Forensic Lab Technician
About 

$97K -$105K

$97K

$105K

$97,421 - $104,988 Range

NMS Labs
3.8

NMS Labs

Forensic Lab Technician - Hourly
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$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

AIT Laboratories
2.8

AIT Laboratories

Forensic Lab Technician - Hourly
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Kern County District Attorney's Office

Forensic Lab Technician - Hourly
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Labcorp
3.8

Labcorp

Forensic Lab Tech - Hourly
About 

$18 -$20

 hourly

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

City and County of San Francisco
3.8

City and County of San Francisco

Forensic Lab Tech
About 

$79K -$86K

$79K

$86K

$78,503 - $85,651 Range

Ricoh
3.2

Ricoh

Digital Forensic Lab Technician
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$53K -$59K

$53K

$59K

$53,365 - $58,950 Range

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Ricoh
3.2

Ricoh

Digital Forensics Lab Technician
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$54K -$58K

$54K

$58K

$53,980 - $58,346 Range

Mercy College
3.7

Mercy College

Director, Forensic Anthropology Lab
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$42K -$45K

$42K

$45K

$41,798 - $44,914 Range

Mercyhurst University
3.6

Mercyhurst University

Director, Forensic Anthropology Lab
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$43K -$46K

$43K

$46K

$42,901 - $45,886 Range

MEDTOX DIAGNOSTICS
2.4

MEDTOX DIAGNOSTICS

Forensic Lab Technologist - Hourly
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$18 -$19

 hourly

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

City of Fort Worth, Texas
3.3

City of Fort Worth, Texas

Forensics Lab Manager
About 

$117K -$126K

$117K

$126K

$116,935 - $125,759 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Forensic Lab Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Forensic Lab Technician is $42,408 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Forensic Lab Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 18262 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Forensic Lab Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Forensic Lab Technician in United States is $61,033 per year.

The lowest salary for a Forensic Lab Technician in United States is $29,467 per year.

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