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Computer Forensic Investigator Salary

How much does a Computer Forensic Investigator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Computer Forensic Investigator

$57,938 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,083 (USD)/yr

$57,236 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,083 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Oversees and participates in forensic investigations, data recovery, and electronic discovery of computers and other electronic devices (including digital and electronic media). Researches, plans, and executes the investigatory process including the solicitation of requisite materials and information obtained via interviews and other methods. Prepares and communicates investigatory reports for review.
The average computer forensic investigator salary in United States is $57,938 or an equivalent hourly rate of $28. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,083. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$42,084 (USD)

$71,083 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$67,166 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Computer Forensic Investigator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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