Which careers have the most earning potential for forensic science graduates?

After graduation, forensic science graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $75,099, while the bottom 20% make closer to $35,381. The median grad salary is $51,547.

Forensic Science graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in forensic science is $31,238, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $46,462.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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