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Forensic Biologist Salary Information

As of 2009, the average salary for forensic biologists exceeds $55,000 a year. During this same timeframe, more than 12,000 forensic biologists were employed nationwide.

Most forensic biologists work for municipal government agencies, with an estimated 7,000 nationwide. The average salary for these specialists exceeds $54,000 annually, while those earning hourly wages average $26.38 per hour. Forensic biologists employed by federal government agencies earned the highest salaries, averaging about $92,100 a year.

The highest percentage of forensic biologists across the nation are located in Topeka, KN. Forensic biologists in employed in Massachusetts earn the highest salaries nationwide, averaging $81,950 annually. Additionally, forensic biologists employed in Washington D.C. and surrounding suburbs also earn high wages, averaging $78,430 a year.



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