Forensic Analyst Salary

The average pay for a Forensic Analyst is $60,484 per year. A skill in Forensics is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$41,185 - $100,077
$41K
$64K
$100K
MEDIAN: $64,341
10%
50%
90%

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$20.00 - $54.00
$28
MEDIAN: $28.00
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$0$111K
Salary $41,185 - $100,077
Bonus $8,943
Total Pay (?
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$40,492 - $111,260
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $28.00
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$111K
Bonus $8,943
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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$40,492 - $111,260
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Forensic Analyst

A forensic analyst uses a variety of scientific and analytical approaches to aid in criminal investigations. An analyst may be assigned to teams who arrive at crime scenes shortly after they are discovered. Other analysts are primarily laboratory technicians and scientists who work to examine samples to derive useful information for investigators. In smaller police departments, the forensic analyst may perform both duties, assisting in both evidence gathering and research and analysis.

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Forensic Analyst Tasks

  • Analyze and test samples.
  • Design and run a variety of analytical tests.
  • Perform analytical calculations.
  • Offer expert testimony in legal proceedings.
  • Provide written and oral reports.

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Key Stats for Forensic Analyst

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Forensic Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None:
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