Forensic Scientist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Forensic Scientist is $54,400. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Forensic Scientist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $44,800 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $64,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.

Yearly Forensic Scientist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Forensic Scientist Salary

$43,520 - $65,280

Starting Yearly Forensic Scientist Salary

$35,840 - $53,760

Top Yearly Forensic Scientist Salary

$51,200 - $76,800

Monthly Forensic Scientist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Forensic Scientist Salary

$3,627 - $5,440

Starting Monthly Forensic Scientist Salary

$2,987 - $4,480

Top Monthly Forensic Scientist Salary

$4,267 - $6,400

Hourly Forensic Scientist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Forensic Scientist Salary

$19 - $29

Starting Hourly Forensic Scientist Salary

$16 - $24

Top Hourly Forensic Scientist Salary

$23 - $34

Forensic Scientist Gender and Age Stats

Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Forensic Scientist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Forensic Scientist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Forensic Scientist are female in the United States.

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