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
Illinois $91,220
California $80,260
Massachusetts $79,160
Connecticut $74,700
New Hampshire $72,120
Virginia $67,470
Iowa $76,840
Nevada $70,800
Ohio $64,410
New York $63,790
Maryland $62,500
Oregon $66,650
Michigan $72,250
Indiana $61,140
Colorado $62,870
Minnesota $60,500
New Jersey $58,850
Washington $58,920
Montana $63,330
Arizona $56,480
Texas $50,860
Hawaii $54,260
Nebraska $56,100
Wyoming $50,530
Kentucky $51,560
Wisconsin $53,300
Idaho $49,950
Florida $51,650
Pennsylvania $49,548
South Dakota $51,740
Mississippi $51,790
Missouri $50,310
Tennessee $50,010
Kansas $51,100
Georgia $46,230
West Virginia $45,960
Alabama $50,840
Maine $47,680
North Carolina $44,720
Louisiana $43,340
South Carolina $41,810
Arkansas $45,680
New Mexico $36,850

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 $63K
Sheriff salary $61K
Soil and water conservationist salary $61K
Conservation scientist salary $61K
Forester salary $61K
Forensic science technician salary $58K
Court reporter salary $57K
Police officer salary $55K
Judicial law clerk salary $54K
Fish and game warden salary $58K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)