Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Coroner is $51,360
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Coroners?
An entry-level Coroner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,996 based on 5 salaries. An early career Coroner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,938 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Coroner with 5-9 …Read more
What Do Coroners Do?
A coroner is a medical professional, usually licensed and generally a skilled surgeon, who identifies the cause and circumstances of an individual’s death, supervising investigations to determine the cause of death in criminal cases, suicides, and similar situations (accidental, violent, or unexplained deaths). Usually, the coroner is employed by law authorities or a specialized medical facility. To determine the cause of death, a coroner likely will need to perform an autopsy of the body, as …Read more