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Average Criminalist Salary

$57,767
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$15,000
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The average salary for a Criminalist is $57,767.
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$37k
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$58k
90%
$95k
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What Are Popular Skills for Criminalists?

Skills in Criminal, Technical Analysis and Functional Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include DNA and Forensics.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Criminalists?

An entry-level Criminalist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,775 based on 8 salaries. An early career Criminalist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,552 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Criminalist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,857 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Criminalist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,440 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,264.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 63 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.7%
Early Career
41.3%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
12.7%
Late Career
9.5%

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