Criminalist Salary

A Criminalist earns an average salary of $65,269 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$38,541 - $99,666
$39K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $62,939
10%
50%
90%

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Salary $38,541 - $99,666
Bonus $12,750
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$40,268 - $99,329
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Criminalist

"Criminalists" are generally responsible for analyzing samples from crime scenes to help reconstruct the crime, ultimately to identify the person responsible. They are typically employed by a city, state, or county police department and work closely with both detectives and laboratory associates on criminal investigations.

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Key Stats for Criminalist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Criminalist Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲21%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 6%
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