Average Mid-Career Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) Salary

$45,817
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$46k
90%
$61k

The average salary for a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) is $45,817

Base Salary
$37k - $61k
Bonus
$983 - $6k
Total Pay
$37k - $63k
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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
72.2%
Male
27.8%
This data is based on 18 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

83%

Vision

67%

None

7%