Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Forensic Science make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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Industry

$93,446 / yrTotal Pay
$56,497 / yrBase Pay
$36,949 / yrAdditional Pay

$93,446

 / yr
$41K$449K
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The estimated total pay for a Forensic Science is $93,446 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $56,497 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 $36,949 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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Liberty University
3.9

Liberty University

Forensic Science - Hourly
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$13 -$14

 hourly
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$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

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Curative
3.1

Curative

Forensic Science - Hourly
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$31 -$34

 hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

US Forest Service
3.7

US Forest Service

Forensic Science Technicians - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $33

$17

$33

$17 - $33 Range

US Department of the Interior
4.0

US Department of the Interior

Forensic Science Technicians - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $18 - $31

$18

$31

$18 - $31 Range

Savannah State University
4.0

Savannah State University

Assistant Professor, Forensic Science

$66,766

 /yr
Range: $67K - $67K

$67K

$67K

$66,752 - $66,766 Range

University of Central Oklahoma
4.0

University of Central Oklahoma

Forensic Science Technicians

$34K

$37K

$34,018 - $37,113 Range

High Point Police Department

Head, Forensic Science Laboratory
About 

$68K -$82K

$68K

$82K

$68,007 - $81,711 Range

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State of Michigan
3.8

State of Michigan

Forensic Science Technicians

$51K

$55K

$51,087 - $55,344 Range

US Geological Survey
4.0

US Geological Survey

Forensic Science Technicians

$40K

$43K

$40,268 - $43,311 Range

CSG
4.1

CSG

Forensic Science Technicians - Hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

The Nature Conservancy
4.4

The Nature Conservancy

Forensic Science Technicians - Hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Mérieux NutriSciences
3.2

Mérieux NutriSciences

Forensic Science Technicians

$23K

$25K

$22,731 - $24,666 Range

University of Baltimore
3.8

University of Baltimore

Forensic Science Technicians

$82K

$89K

$81,982 - $89,457 Range

Savannah Chatham County BOE
3.3

Savannah Chatham County BOE

Forensic Science Technicians
About 

$102K -$112K

$102K

$112K

$101,989 - $112,020 Range

National Older Worker Career Center
3.0

National Older Worker Career Center

Forensic Science Technicians
About 

$112K -$122K

$112K

$122K

$111,942 - $122,327 Range

West Central Georgia Regional Hospital
3.2

West Central Georgia Regional Hospital

Forensic Science Technicians - Monthly

$2K

$3K

$2,378 - $2,569 Range

DFS
3.7

DFS

Forensic Science Technicians

$70K

$76K

$70,162 - $76,300 Range

WILL Technology
2.6

WILL Technology

Forensic Science Technicians
About 

$43K -$47K

$43K

$47K

$42,943 - $46,606 Range

About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

3.9

medDigital

Forensic Science Technicians
About 

$47K -$52K

$47K

$52K

$47,184 - $51,793 Range

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$110,000

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9 days ago by a Digital Forensic Analyst with 10 to 14 years of experience

$55,000

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9 days ago by a Forensic Analyst with 4 to 6 years of experience

$68,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Forensic Scientist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

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$57,000

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14 days ago by a Forensic Scientist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$91,000

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14 days ago by a Forensic Chemist with 7 to 9 years of experience

$90,000

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15 days ago by a Forensic Analyst with 1 to 3 years of experience

$3,777

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15 days ago by a Forensic Scientist with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Forensic Science salaries

The national average salary for a Forensic Science is $60,562 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Forensic Science salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1694 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Forensic Science employees.

The highest salary for a Forensic Science in United States is $103,576 per year.

The lowest salary for a Forensic Science in United States is $35,411 per year.

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