Coroner earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Coroner salary by state

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

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 detectives but more than police officers.

Career Median Salary
Detective salary $82K
Special agent salary $82K
Chiropractor salary $71K
Transit police officer salary $74K
Arbitrator salary $62K
Coroner salary $69K
Sheriff salary $61K
Forensic science technician salary $58K
Court reporter salary $57K
Police officer salary $55K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)