Average Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) Salary

$48,278
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$48k
90%
$79k

The average salary for a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) is $48,278

Base Salary
$36k - $79k
Bonus
$497 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$263 - $21k
Total Pay
$33k - $78k
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What Do Crime Scene Investigator (CSI)s Do?

Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) Tasks
  • Investigate the cause and manner of death in cases of unattended natural death, accident, suicide, or homicide.
  • Assist the administrative manager with work plans, performance evaluations, and disciplinary actions.
  • Supervise and monitor the work of forensic investigators, interns and volunteers and facilitate training.
  • Determine what scenes to investigate and what evidence to examine and/or collect while conducting follow up on each case.
  • Conduct interviews with family members, law enforcement personnel, medical professionals and others regarding circumstances of death.
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Job Satisfaction for Crime Scene Investigator (CSI)

3.9 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Female
62.8%
Male
37.2%
This data is based on 78 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

83%

Vision

75%

None

9%