Forensic Accident Reconstruction Engineer Salary

A Forensic Accident Reconstruction Engineer earns an average salary of $92,168 per year.

$66,262 - $137,860
MEDIAN: $92,167

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$66,262 - $137,860  
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$54,296 - $214,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Forensic Accident Reconstruction Engineer

Forensic accident reconstruction engineers work directly with crime scene investigation units to help solve crimes, usually homicides. They are tasked with "remaking" a crime scene after it has been cleaned, and must combine artistry and science to recreate the setting and determine how a crime occurred. Using photos, videos, and other images, they are expected to create highly-realistic models to assist their CSI units.


Forensic Accident Reconstruction Engineer Tasks

  • Use various computer analysis programs and calculations.
  • Reconstruct accidents sites and vehicles involved to determine cause and fault.
  • Prepare and present written and oral reports on findings.
  • Investigate and analyze accidents.
  • Offer expert testimony in legal proceedings.

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 24%