Forensic scientist salary in United States
How much does a Forensic Scientist make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a forensic scientist is $63,781 per year in the United States. 139 salaries reported, updated at September 29, 2023
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Salary satisfactionBased on 53 ratings
57% of Forensic Scientists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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