What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »
Browse Categories

Forensic DNA Analyst Salary

An average Forensic DNA Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $46K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Women make up the vast majority of Forensic DNA Analysts (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Read More...
$33,895 - $64,006
(Median)
34K
40K
46K
56K
64K
MEDIAN: $46,006
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$8.29 - $29.59
(Median)
8
14
17
22
30
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,895 - $64,006  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
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).
)
$30,806 - $63,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.29 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$26.96 - $36.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
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).
)
$30,806 - $63,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
United States (change)

Forensic DNA Analyst Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Experience Affects Forensic DNA Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 11%