Evidence Technician Salary

An Evidence Technician earns an average wage of $16.42 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$28,603 - $53,984
(Median)
$29K
$36K
$54K
MEDIAN: $36,202
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$11.63 - $20.26
(Median)
$12
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,603 - $53,984  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,022 - $51,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $20.26  
   
Overtime
$22.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,022 - $51,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Job Description for Evidence Technician

Evidence technicians are responsible for collecting, classifying, and processing evidence for their organizations and traveling to evidence sites with a variety of tools, as well as handling transportation duties and preserving evidence in durable containers.

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Evidence Technician Tasks

  • Retain records, prepare reports and conduct periodic audits of the evidence room.
  • Maintain physical custody and records of evidence from intake to final disposition.
  • Log items into evidence, documenting the location, description, property owners, chain of custody, release, disposition and destruction.
  • Generate computerized reports of movement and handling of department evidence.

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Experience Affects Evidence Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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