Coroner earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Coroner salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $80,830
Alabama $65,650
Arkansas $51,930
Arizona $59,510
California $80,810
Colorado $68,910
Connecticut $80,080
District of Columbia $91,550
Delaware $72,840
Florida $57,580
Georgia $58,010
Guam $63,530
Hawaii $68,740
Iowa $60,300
Idaho $51,910
Illinois $72,610
Indiana $57,760
Kansas $55,050
Kentucky $54,980
Louisiana $57,460
Massachusetts $77,990
Maryland $74,150
Maine $66,800
Michigan $69,800
Minnesota $73,190
Missouri $58,480
Mississippi $51,020
Montana $56,650
North Carolina $62,470
North Dakota $70,420
Nebraska $67,340
New Hampshire $70,900
New Jersey $79,320
New Mexico $65,170
Nevada $64,190
New York $72,620
Ohio $61,990
Oklahoma $54,560
Oregon $68,250
Pennsylvania $66,820
Puerto Rico $38,770
Rhode Island $71,900
South Carolina $55,930
South Dakota $55,130
Tennessee $54,620
Texas $74,150
Utah $53,440
Virginia $72,650
Virgin Islands $68,280
Vermont $73,050
Washington $77,510
Wisconsin $59,200
West Virginia $57,020
Wyoming $63,780

How do coroner salaries compare to similar careers?

Coroners earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than customs inspectors but more than police officers.

Career Median Salary
Customs inspector salary $83K
Special agent salary $83K
Detective salary $83K
Chiropractor salary $70K
Arbitrator salary $64K
Coroner salary $69K
Transit police officer salary $72K
Sheriff salary $63K
Forensic science technician salary $59K
Police officer salary $57K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)