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Forensic Scientist Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$55,930/yr
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$42K
Low
$56K
Average
$74K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,200
Range$415 - $2,666
How much does a Forensic Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Forensic Scientist is $55,930 in United States. Filter by location to see Forensic Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 190 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forensic Scientist employees.

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      Quest Diagnostics
      $20/hr
      Range: $18 - $24
      29 salaries
      $20/hr
      $18$24
      Quest Diagnostics
      $44,000/yr
      Range: $37K - $49K
      4 salaries
      $44,000/yr
      $37K$49K
      Texas Department of Public Safety
      $4,230/mo
      Range: $4K - $5K
      4 salaries
      $4,230/mo
      $4K$5K
      Texas Department of Public Safety
      $46,400/yr
      Range: $30K - $76K
      4 salaries
      $46,400/yr
      $30K$76K
      WetStone Technologies
      $71,522/yr
      Range: $68K - $74K
      4 salaries
      $71,522/yr
      $68K$74K
      Oregon Department of Transportation
      $60,024/yr
      Range: $58K - $62K
      3 salaries
      $60,024/yr
      $58K$62K
      State of Illinois
      $90,000/yr
      Range: $82K - $90K
      3 salaries
      $90,000/yr
      $82K$90K

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      Atlantic Diagnostic Laboratories
      $23/hr
      Range: $22 - $23
      3 salaries
      $23/hr
      $22$23
      Illinois State Police
      $96,000/yr
      Range: $39K - $100K
      3 salaries
      $96,000/yr
      $39K$100K
      State of Washington
      $65,680/yr
      Range: $61K - $69K
      2 salaries
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      $61K - $69K
      $61K$69K
      State of Montana
      $56,112/yr
      Range: $53K - $59K
      2 salaries
      About
      $53K - $59K
      $53K$59K
      City of Austin Texas
      $49,378/yr
      Range: $47K - $52K
      2 salaries
      About
      $47K - $52K
      $47K$52K
      Claflin University
      $43,013/yr
      Range: $37K - $50K
      2 salaries
      About
      $37K - $50K
      $37K$50K
      Quest Development Group
      $19/hr
      Range: $18 - $21
      2 salaries
      About
      $18 - $21
      hourly
      $18$21
      Washington State Patrol
      $64,128/yr
      Range: $59K - $70K
      2 salaries
      About
      $59K - $70K
      $59K$70K
      Kentucky State Police
      $35,000/yr
      Range: $31K - $40K
      2 salaries
      About
      $31K - $40K
      $31K$40K
      Georgia Bureau of Investigation
      $59,992/yr
      Range: $52K - $68K
      2 salaries
      About
      $52K - $68K
      $52K$68K
      Applied DNA Sciences
      $57,319/yr
      Range: $45K - $71K
      2 salaries
      About
      $45K - $71K
      $45K$71K
      New Mexico Department of Public Safety
      $60,683/yr
      Range: $54K - $67K
      2 salaries
      About
      $54K - $67K
      $54K$67K
      Houston Forensic Science Center
      $59,200/yr
      Range: $56K - $63K
      2 salaries
      About
      $56K - $63K
      $56K$63K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $50,000
      per year
      A Forensic Scientist in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $50,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Austin, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $4,619
      monthly
      A Forensic Scientist in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $4,619 per month
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Austin, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $25
      hourly
      A Forensic Chemist in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $25 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Phoenix, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $90,000
      per year
      A Forensic Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $90,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
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