Forensic Science Technicians

Forensic science technicians aid criminal investigations by collecting and analyzing evidence. Many technicians specialize in various types of laboratory analysis.

$57,850

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Forensic Science Technicians

Currently employed

15,070

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

17%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

1,000 to 4,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Forensic Science Technicians

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Illinois $82,020

California $78,960

Massachusetts $77,400

Iowa $76,980

Nevada $76,120

Connecticut $74,830

New Hampshire $71,750

Michigan $69,680

New York $68,790

Oregon $68,430

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Maxxing your 401k as Forensic Science Technicians

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

32.8%

Per paycheck

$729.80

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,225.00
Pre Tax Retirement $729.80
Before Taxes $1,495.20
Taxes $448.56
Take Home $1,046.64

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