Forensic Science Technician Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Forensic Science Technician in United States

The average salary of a(n) Forensic Science Technician in United States is $64,715.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Forensic Science Technician in United States is $31.11.

The average bonus of a(n) Forensic Science Technician in United States is $1,359.00.

Job Description:

Investigates crimes by collecting and analyzing physical evidence. Applies scientific principles to analysis, identification, and classification of devices, chemical and physical substances, materials, liquids, or other physical evidence related to criminology, law enforcement, or investigative work. Searches for, secures, photographs, and preserves evidence. Performs variety of analytical examinations, utilizing chemistry, physics, mechanics, and other sciences. Analyzes items, such as paint, glass, printed matter, paper, ink, fabric, dust, dirt, gases, or other substances. Identifies hair, skin, tissue, blood, bones, or human organs. Examines and classifies explosives, firearms, bullets, shells, and other weapons. Interprets laboratory findings relative to drugs, poisons, narcotics, alcohol, or other compounds ingested or injected into body. Reconstructs crime scene, preserving marks or impressions made by shoes, tires, or other objects. Prepares reports or presentations of findings, methods, and techniques used to support conclusions, and prepares results for court or other formal hearings. Confers with experts in such specialties as ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, documents, electronics, metallurgy, biochemistry, medicine, or others. May specialize in areas such as DNA analysis or firearm examination, performing tests on weapons or substances such as fiber, hair, tissue, or body fluids to determine significance to investigation. May testify as expert witness on evidence or crime laboratory techniques. Less

Investigates crimes by collecting and analyzing physical evidence. Applies scientific principles to analysis, identification, and classification of devices, chemical and physical substances, materials, liquids, or other physical evidence related to criminology, law enforcement, or investigative work. Searches for, secures, photographs,... More

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