The average salary for a Forensic DNA Analyst is $52,732.
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Job Description for Forensic DNA Analyst
A forensic DNA analyst is a scientist that plays an important role in criminal investigations. The DNA analyst can generally divide his or her work into two processes. First, he or she conducts chemical and genetic analysis on samples provided by police and crime scene investigators. After completing this initial phase, the analyst uses the findings to create a genetic profile of the person or persons who fit within the DNA findings. These findings are usually enumerated in a report for investig…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Forensic DNA Analyst
An entry-level Forensic DNA Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,469 based on 14 salaries. An early career Forensic DNA Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,213 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Forensic DNA Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Forensic DNA Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,931 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,945.
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