Forensic Scientist Salaries

261 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$57,755 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,224
Range$422 - $2,725

How much does a Forensic Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Forensic Scientist is $57,755 in United States. Filter by location to see Forensic Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 261 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forensic Scientist employees.

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Forensic Scientist - Hourly

Quest Diagnostics

$21/hr

Range: $20 - $27

35 salaries

$21/hr
$20$27

Forensic Scientist

Quest Diagnostics

$45,910/yr

Range: $39K - $55K

7 salaries

$45,910/yr
$39K$55K

Forensic Scientist

State of Illinois

$91,889/yr

Range: $88K - $96K

4 salaries

$91,889/yr
$88K$96K

Forensic Scientist

Texas Department of Public Safety

$49,269/yr

Range: $32K - $82K

4 salaries

$49,269/yr
$32K$82K

Forensic Scientist - Monthly

Texas Department of Public Safety

$4,323/mo

Range: $4K - $5K

4 salaries

$4,323/mo
$4K$5K

Forensic Scientist - Hourly

Atlantic Diagnostic Laboratories

$24/hr

Range: $23 - $24

4 salaries

$24/hr
$23$24

Forensic Scientist

WetStone Technologies

$75,836/yr

Range: $72K - $77K

4 salaries

$75,836/yr
$72K$77K

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Forensic Scientist

Arkansas State Crime Laboratory

$45,215/yr

Range: $41K - $46K

4 salaries

$45,215/yr
$41K$46K

Forensic Scientist

Oregon Department of Transportation

$63,746/yr

Range: $62K - $66K

3 salaries

$63,746/yr
$62K$66K

Forensic Scientist

Kentucky State Police

$39,996/yr

Range: $33K - $46K

3 salaries

$39,996/yr
$33K$46K

Forensic Scientist

Illinois State Police

$100,120/yr

Range: $41K - $104K

3 salaries

$100,120/yr
$41K$104K

Forensic Scientist

State of Washington

$69,752/yr

Range: $66K - $73K

2 salaries

About
$66K - $73K
$66K$73K

Forensic Scientist

City of Austin Texas

$52,504/yr

Range: $50K - $54K

2 salaries

About
$50K - $54K
$50K$54K

Forensic Scientist

State of Montana

$59,591/yr

Range: $57K - $63K

2 salaries

About
$57K - $63K
$57K$63K

Forensic Scientist

Mesa

$52,582/yr

Range: $51K - $54K

2 salaries

About
$51K - $54K
$51K$54K

Forensic Scientist

Claflin University

$46,096/yr

Range: $39K - $53K

2 salaries

About
$39K - $53K
$39K$53K

Forensic Scientist - Hourly

Quest Development Group

$21/hr

Range: $19 - $22

2 salaries

About
$19 - $22hourly
$19$22

Forensic Scientist

Washington State Patrol

$68,099/yr

Range: $63K - $73K

2 salaries

About
$63K - $73K
$63K$73K

Forensic Scientist

NMS Labs

$52,966/yr

Range: $48K - $58K

2 salaries

About
$48K - $58K
$48K$58K

Forensic Scientist

Sorenson Forensics

$51,595/yr

Range: $44K - $59K

2 salaries

About
$44K - $59K
$44K$59K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent forensic scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$100,100
per year
A Computer Forensic Analyst in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $100,100 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$63,000
per year
A Forensic Dna Analyst in the Dover, DE Area area reported making $63,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dover, DE Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$142,450
per year
A Computer Forensic Analyst in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $142,450 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$78,000
per year
A Computer Forensics Analyst in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$127,000
per year
A Computer Forensic Analyst in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $127,000 per year
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public