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
Alabama $50,840
Arkansas $45,680
Arizona $56,480
California $80,260
Colorado $62,870
Connecticut $74,700
Delaware $53,610
Florida $51,650
Georgia $46,230
Hawaii $54,260
Iowa $76,840
Idaho $49,950
Illinois $91,220
Indiana $61,140
Kansas $51,100
Kentucky $51,560
Louisiana $43,340
Massachusetts $79,160
Maryland $62,500
Maine $47,680
Michigan $72,250
Minnesota $60,500
Missouri $50,310
Mississippi $51,790
Montana $63,330
North Carolina $44,720
Nebraska $56,100
New Hampshire $72,120
New Jersey $58,850
New Mexico $36,850
Nevada $70,800
New York $63,790
Ohio $64,410
Oklahoma $65,050
Oregon $66,650
Pennsylvania $49,548
South Carolina $41,810
South Dakota $51,740
Tennessee $50,010
Texas $50,860
Utah $47,790
Virginia $67,470
Washington $58,920
Wisconsin $53,300
West Virginia $45,960
Wyoming $50,530

How do forensic science technician salaries compare to similar careers?

Forensic science technicians earn about the same as related careers in California. On average, they make less than probation officers but more than foresters.

Career Median Salary
Probation officer salary $89K
Chemist salary $80K
Occupational health specialist salary $87K
Court reporter salary $90K
Geographer salary $86K
Forensic science technician salary $80K
Coroner salary $81K
Correctional officer salary $78K
Soil and plant scientist salary $75K
Forester salary $77K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)