$82,705
Avg. Salary
$40.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,087

Bonus

$8,257

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Forensic Engineer is $40.00 per hour.

The median Forensic Engineer has a base pay of $82,705. Salaries generally range from $58k to $121k. The median bonus is $5,087. Skills that can affect salary include Engineering Design, Pro/Engineer.
$12.77
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$40.00
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$195.74
90%
MEDIAN $40.00
$58k
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50%
$121k
90%
MEDIAN $82,705
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MEDIAN: $82,705
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$0$131K
Salary $58,209 - $120,913
Bonus $1,321 - $19,507
Profit Sharing $8,257
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$58,783 - $131,017
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 149
Hourly Data $0$195
Hourly Rate $12.77 - $196
Overtime $14.09 - $59.60
Annual Data $0$131K
Bonus $1,321 - $19,507
Profit Sharing $8,257
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$58,783 - $131,017
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Forensic Engineer

A bachelor’s degree in civil, structural, or mechanical engineering is generally required for this position, as forensic engineers are responsible for investigating structures, components, or products that fail to function as intended. These failures may have caused personal injury and/or damage to property, and forensic engineers' findings are used primarily in civil law cases and occasionally in criminal law cases.

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Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Forensic Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Forensic Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Forensic Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Forensic Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 29 salaries. A Forensic Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Forensic Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Forensic Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$87,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Forensic Engineer Salaries

Pro/Engineer
▲61%

Engineering Design
▼0%

National Average
$87,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 10%