Average Forensic Scientist Salary in South Africa

R269,370
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R25,452
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The average salary for a Forensic Scientist in South Africa is R269,370.
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ZAR 82k
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ZAR 269k
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ZAR 418k
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R82k - R418k
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R10k - R50k
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R103k - R473k
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Job Description for Forensic Scientist

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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Popular Skills for Forensic Scientist

Skills in Forensics, Forensic Toxicology and DNA are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Scientist

An entry-level Forensic Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R245,963 based on 5 salaries. An early career Forensic Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R254,030 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Forensic Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R307,075 based on 11 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
67.3%
Mid Career
22.4%

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