Forensic DNA Analyst Salary (United States)

A Forensic DNA Analyst earns an average salary of $45,556 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Forensic DNA Analyst Total Pay (?
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$30,549 - $63,259
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $45,555
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Forensic DNA Analyst Total Pay (?
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$10.57 - $26.10
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,549 - $63,259  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
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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$29,649 - $62,523  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.57 - $26.10  
   
Overtime
$28.00 - $36.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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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$29,649 - $62,523  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Experience Affects Forensic DNA Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 11%
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