How much does a Forensic Technician make?

Updated Aug 3, 2021

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$44,517 /yr
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24 salaries

$30K

Low

$45K

Average

$66K

High

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The national average salary for Forensic Technician is $44,517 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Forensic Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 24 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Forensic Technician employees.

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Ada County
3.8

Ada County

Forensic Technician - Hourly
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$20 -$23

 hourly
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$20

$23

$20 - $23 Range

State of Michigan
3.7

State of Michigan

Forensic Technician - Hourly
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$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Maricopa County (Arizona)
3.7

Maricopa County (Arizona)

Forensic Technician - Hourly
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$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

Maricopa County (Arizona)
3.7

Maricopa County (Arizona)

Forensic Technician - Hourly
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$18 -$20

 hourly

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

State of Wisconsin
3.6

State of Wisconsin

Forensic Technician - Hourly
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$14 -$16

 hourly

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

County of Clark (NV)
3.7

County of Clark (NV)

Forensic Technician - Hourly
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$19 -$20

 hourly

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

Discovia
3.7

Discovia

Forensic Technician
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$5K -$6K

$5K

$6K

$5,421 - $5,875 Range

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University of Tennessee
4.4

University of Tennessee

Forensic Technician - Hourly
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$16 -$18

 hourly

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

Marshall University
4.5

Marshall University

Forensic Technician
About 

$38K -$42K

$38K

$42K

$38,369 - $41,576 Range

City of Omaha
3.6

City of Omaha

Forensic Technician - Hourly
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$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

City of Savannah
3.4

City of Savannah

Forensic Technician
About 

$43K -$47K

$43K

$47K

$43,170 - $47,187 Range

Michigan State Police
3.5

Michigan State Police

Forensic Technician - Hourly
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Riverside County Sheriff
4.2

Riverside County Sheriff

Forensic Technician
About 

$91K -$98K

$91K

$98K

$91,380 - $97,744 Range

City of Philadelphia
3.5

City of Philadelphia

Forensic Technician
About 

$49K -$53K

$49K

$53K

$48,965 - $52,789 Range

MEDTOX
2.7

MEDTOX

Forensic Technician - Hourly
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$17 -$18

 hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

Alabama Department of Public Health
3.4

Alabama Department of Public Health

Forensic Technician - Hourly
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$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Forensic Technician
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$31K -$34K

$31K

$34K

$31,344 - $33,638 Range

City of Portsmouth, VA
2.6

City of Portsmouth, VA

Forensic Technician
About 

$35K -$38K

$35K

$38K

$35,370 - $38,013 Range

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
3.6

$35K

$39K

$35,228 - $38,694 Range

3.5

Charlotte County Sheriff (Florida)

Forensic Technician
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$38K -$41K

$38K

$41K

$38,368 - $41,304 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Forensic Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Forensic Technician is $44,517 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Forensic Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 24 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Forensic Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Forensic Technician in United States is $65,767 per year.

The lowest salary for a Forensic Technician in United States is $30,132 per year.

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