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Forensic Science Technician Salary Information in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida

The annual and hourly salary statistics of forensic science technicians in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of forensic science technicians in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Forensic Science Technicians in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,930
25th Percentile Wage
$45,150
50th Percentile Wage
$55,140
75th Percentile Wage
$64,760
90th Percentile Wage
$84,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forensic science technicians in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of forensic science technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,140
3.01% 3.94%
2016
$53,480
9.22% -
2015
$48,550
3.03% -
2014
$47,080
0.70% -
2013
$46,750
-13.30% -
2012
$52,970
- -

Table 3. Compare Forensic Science Technician Salary in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with Other Florida Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $55,140 in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach is in the middle of salary range for forensic science technicians in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of forensic science technicians in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach is 11.9 percent (11.9%) lower than that in the highest paying West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach and 35.5 percent (35.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$62,580
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$57,600
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$57,340
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$55,140
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$51,790
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$51,780
Jacksonville
$49,670
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$45,060
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$43,070
Tallahassee
$38,320
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$36,180
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$35,560



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