How much does a forensic scientist make?
Forensic Scientists in America make, on average, $80,643 a year or $38.77 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $38,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $168,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Forensic Scientists are in Finance companies and Health Care companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Forensic Scientist salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Minnesota. The typical employment in the position spans 4.1 years.