Average Forensic Scientist Salary in South Africa

R266,533
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 98k
MEDIAN
ZAR 267k
90%
ZAR 430k

The average salary for a Forensic Scientist is R266,533

Base Salary
R98k - R430k
Bonus
R10k - R117k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R9k
Total Pay
R108k - R491k
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What Do Forensic Scientists Do?

Forensic Scientist Tasks
  • Collect, store, protect, and analyze physical evidence from crime scenes to aid investigation.
  • Prepare laboratory reports and may testify in court.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
66.7%
Female
33.3%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

91%

Dental

55%

Vision

55%

None

9%