Criminalist Salary

A Criminalist earns an average salary of $65,269 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$33,276 - $99,329
$33K
$63K
$99K
MEDIAN: $62,602
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50%
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Salary $33,276 - $99,329
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$39,453 - $98,986
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 7 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Criminalist

"Criminalists" are generally responsible for analyzing samples from crime scenes to help reconstruct the crime, ultimately to identify the person responsible. They are typically employed by a city, state, or county police department and work closely with both detectives and laboratory associates on criminal investigations.

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Criminalist Job Listings

Key Stats for Criminalist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
19%

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Experience Affects Criminalist Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲22%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 6%