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 about the same as related careers in Wisconsin. On average, they make less than customs inspectors but more than fish and game wardens.

Career Median Salary
Customs inspector salary $82K
Detective salary $82K
Special agent salary $82K
Sheriff salary $72K
Police officer salary $72K
Coroner salary $63K
Arbitrator salary $59K
Forensic science technician salary $59K
Legislator salary $37K
Fish and game warden salary $54K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)