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$63,180

Average Base Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,181

Average Bonus
The average computer forensic investigator salary in District of Columbia, United States is $63,180 or an equivalent hourly rate of $30. This is 12% higher (+$7,007) than the average computer forensic investigator salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,181. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
Salary by Experience

$50,031

Entry Level Salary

$90,768

Senior Level Salary
An entry level computer forensic investigator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $50,031. On the other end, a senior level computer forensic investigator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $90,768.

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Job Description
Collect, identify, classify, and analyze physical evidence related to criminal investigations. Perform tests on weapons or substances, such as fiber, hair, and tissue to determine significance to investigation. May testify as expert witnesses on evidence or crime laboratory techniques. May serve as specialists in area of expertise, such as ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, or biochemistry.
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