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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Forensic Science Technicians

Collect, identify, classify, and analyze physical evidence related to criminal investigations.

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Salary Breakdown

Forensic Science Technicians

Average

$64,780

ANNUAL

$31.14

HOURLY

Entry Level

$39,760

ANNUAL

$19.11

HOURLY

Mid Level

$63,360

ANNUAL

$30.46

HOURLY

Expert Level

$101,360

ANNUAL

$48.73

HOURLY


Program Recommendations

Forensic Science Technicians


Projected Jobs

Forensic Science Technicians

260

Projected job openings through 2030


Top Expected Tasks

Forensic Science Technicians


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Forensic Science Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Law and Government

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Chemistry

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Writing

ABILITY

Flexibility of Closure

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension


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