Forensic DNA Analyst Salary (United States)

A Forensic DNA Analyst earns an average salary of $46,115 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Forensic DNA Analyst Salary (?
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$33,790 - $62,480
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,114
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Forensic DNA Analyst Salary (?
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$8.45 - $29.09
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,790 - $62,480  
   
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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$30,401 - $62,214  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.45 - $29.09  
   
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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$30,401 - $62,214  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Forensic DNA Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 13%
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