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Average Forensic Analyst Salary

$64,182
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,352
Bonus
$8,600
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The average salary for a Forensic Analyst is $64,182.
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$40k
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$64k
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$100k
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What Do Forensic Analysts Do?

Forensic Analyst Tasks
  • Offer expert testimony in legal proceedings.
  • Provide written and oral reports.
  • Perform analytical calculations.
  • Analyze and test samples.
  • Design and run a variety of analytical tests.

Job Satisfaction for Forensic Analyst

4 out of 5
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Highly Satisfied
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What Are Popular Skills for Forensic Analysts?

Skills in Forensics, Data Analysis, Technical Analysis, Cyber Security and Computer Security are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Analysts?

An entry-level Forensic Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,181 based on 10 salaries. An early career Forensic Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Forensic Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,900 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Forensic Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,085 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,500.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.8%
Early Career
46.2%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
6.4%