Forensic science technician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Forensic science technician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $76,590
Nevada $74,420
Connecticut $71,990
New Hampshire $69,970
Virginia $64,920
Iowa $70,680
Massachusetts $68,900
New York $66,790
Michigan $73,990
Oregon $66,760
Ohio $59,000
Maryland $57,830
Colorado $59,250
Washington $59,450
Wyoming $57,300
Oklahoma $65,050
West Virginia $56,500
Montana $60,980
Arizona $54,220
New Jersey $53,580
Minnesota $53,980
Nebraska $52,430
Indiana $57,230
Idaho $48,320
Wisconsin $52,700
Hawaii $50,720
New Mexico $52,830
Mississippi $51,900
Texas $48,150
Missouri $50,810
Alabama $46,610
South Dakota $52,130
Louisiana $46,180
Pennsylvania $45,800
Tennessee $44,870
Utah $47,790
Delaware $53,610
Georgia $47,060
Kansas $43,940
Florida $45,200
South Carolina $44,040
North Carolina $43,140
Maine $42,230
Kentucky $44,680
Arkansas $38,700

How do forensic science technician salaries compare to similar careers?

Forensic science technicians earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than marine biologists but more than bailiffs.

Career Median Salary
Marine biologist salary $35K
Explosives worker salary $43K
Environmental technician salary $38K
Police officer salary $43K
Cartographer salary $46K
Forensic science technician salary $41K
Legislator salary $26K
Forester salary $44K
Scientist salary $46K
Bailiff salary $43K