Forensic Science Technician

Code: 19-4092.00

Also known as: CSI (Crime Scene Investigator), Crime Laboratory Analyst, Crime Scene Analyst, Crime Scene Technician (Crime Scene Tech), Evidence Technician, Forensic Science Examiner, Forensic Scientist, Forensic Specialist, Latent Fingerprint Examiner, Latent Print Examiner

Description: Forensic Science Technicians analyze the physical evidence at a crime scene, often bringing back samples and evidence for further analysis in a laboratory.They generally have at least a Bachelor's degree in the natural sciences. If they work with a police department, they may also have completed the requirements to be a sword police officer.

Forensic Science Technician

Typical wages

10% $36,630
25% $46,460
Median $60,590
75% $79,330
90% $100,910
10% $17.61
25% $22.33
Median $29.13
75% $38.14
90% $48.51

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 2,300