Average Entry-Level Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) with Forensics Skills Salary

$45,316
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$33k
MEDIAN
$45k
90%
$75k

The average salary for a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) is $45,316

Base Salary
$33k - $75k
Bonus
$3k - $11k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$32k - $71k
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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
65.0%
Male
35.0%
This data is based on 20 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

97%

Dental

87%

Vision

80%

None

3%