The average salary for a Forensic DNA Analyst is $44,176 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Forensic DNA Analyst Total Pay (?
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$32,760 - $64,014
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MEDIAN: $44,176
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Forensic DNA Analyst Total Pay (?
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$8.45 - $22.68
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,760 - $64,014  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,500  
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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$29,859 - $65,527  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.45 - $22.68  
   
Overtime
$21.64 - $34.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,500  
   
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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$29,859 - $65,527  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Experience Affects Forensic DNA Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 10%
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