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 $81,910
Massachusetts $81,690
New York $80,170
Oregon $79,580
Connecticut $78,850
Minnesota $78,200
New Hampshire $77,440
Colorado $76,870
Washington $75,100
Alaska $68,840
Iowa $64,760
New Jersey $64,760
Hawaii $64,630
Nevada $64,250
Ohio $64,250
Montana $63,750
Arizona $63,360
Michigan $62,730
Maryland $62,540
Indiana $61,550
Maine $60,040
Nebraska $60,040
Virginia $60,040
Wyoming $59,270
Missouri $58,960
Wisconsin $58,960
Delaware $53,610
Alabama $52,640
Texas $50,860
Kansas $50,790
Tennessee $50,520
Florida $50,370
Utah $50,370
Arkansas $50,100
Idaho $50,100
Oklahoma $49,490
Mississippi $49,020
New Mexico $47,870
Georgia $47,750
Pennsylvania $47,740
Louisiana $47,330
North Carolina $47,320
Kentucky $46,030
West Virginia $45,960
South Carolina $45,850
South Dakota $39,780
Illinois $103,430

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 geodesists but more than fish and game wardens.

Career Median Salary
Geodesist salary $62K
Soil and water conservationist salary $64K
Conservation scientist salary $64K
Forester salary $64K
Forensic science technician salary $62K
Probation officer salary $60K
Judicial law clerk salary $51K
Arbitrator salary $49K
Paralegal salary $56K
Fish and game warden salary $61K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)