Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Forensic Science make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$76,388 / yrTotal Pay
$70,937 / yrBase Pay
$5,451 / yrAdditional Pay

$76,388

 / yr
$48K$122K
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The estimated total pay for a Forensic Science is $76,388 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $70,937 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $5,451 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Forensic ScienceSee 1 salaries from all locations

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$31

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Computer Forensics Analyst

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$40,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Criminalist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$83,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Forensic Scientist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$10

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Forensic Dna Analyst

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
FORENSIC NURSE

United States of America

 | <1 year

$50

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago
Digital Forensic Analyst

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$50,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Latent Print Examiner

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$29

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Forensic Scientist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$20

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Forensic Scientist

United States of America

 | <1 year

$70,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago

Forensic Science pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Forensic Science is $70,937 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Forensic Science salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Forensic Science employees.

The highest salary for a Forensic Science in United States is $111,560 per year.

The lowest salary for a Forensic Science in United States is $45,106 per year.

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