Average Entry-Level Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) Salary

$47,300
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$47k
90%
$79k

The average salary for a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) is $47,300

Base Salary
$34k - $79k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$32k - $80k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Female
70.4%
Male
29.6%
This data is based on 27 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

95%

Dental

85%

Vision

80%

None

5%