Coroner earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Coroner salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $96,570
New Hampshire $86,050
New Jersey $84,080
Massachusetts $80,760
California $80,330
New York $79,690
Connecticut $78,850
Vermont $78,210
Minnesota $78,040
Alaska $78,010
Maryland $77,250
Oregon $77,250
Rhode Island $77,250
Washington $77,240
Virginia $77,230
Colorado $76,880
Maine $76,670
Illinois $76,450
North Dakota $75,880
Pennsylvania $68,370
Texas $67,470
Hawaii $66,640
Delaware $65,890
Michigan $65,590
Virgin Islands, U.S. $64,650
Nevada $63,470
Ohio $63,470
Indiana $63,460
Wyoming $63,290
Wisconsin $63,250
West Virginia $63,170
Guam $62,980
Louisiana $62,980
North Carolina $62,980
Nebraska $62,800
Alabama $62,750
Iowa $62,750
Montana $62,750
Arizona $62,470
South Carolina $62,020
Kentucky $61,710
Florida $60,850
Arkansas $60,490
Georgia $60,490
Idaho $60,490
New Mexico $60,040
Missouri $59,730
Tennessee $59,460
Kansas $59,360
Utah $58,760
South Dakota $57,220
Oklahoma $50,140
Mississippi $49,490
Puerto Rico $39,410

How do coroner salaries compare to similar careers?

Coroners earn 6% less than similar careers in Kentucky. On average, they make less than veterinarians but more than police officers.

Career Median Salary
Veterinarian salary $93K
Customs inspector salary $65K
Detective salary $65K
Special agent salary $65K
Chiropractor salary $62K
Coroner salary $62K
Hearing officer salary $43K
Paralegal salary $46K
Sheriff salary $47K
Police officer salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)