Forensic Science Technician

Description of career

A Forensic Science Technician is someone who analyzes blood, drugs, pieces of clothes, weapons, fibers, and hairs from crime scenes. They also analyze impression evidence and prepare reports of their findings.

Education level required

*Required to have bachelors degree                          

*Masters degree in natural and forensic sciences is suggested

Future outlook of career

The number of jobs for foresic science technicians is expected to grow more slowly through the year 2020

Salary Range

Entry: $44,784

Median: $57,620

Top: $68,016

Other Information

Forensic science technicians examine info, DNA and work 40 hour weeks

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