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Forensic Science Technician Salary Information in Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida

The annual and hourly salary statistics of forensic science technicians in Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of forensic science technicians in Lakeland-Winter Haven 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 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,400
25th Percentile Wage
$31,120
50th Percentile Wage
$36,180
75th Percentile Wage
$51,320
90th Percentile Wage
$59,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forensic science technicians in Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,400.

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
$36,180
-22.28% -8.73%
2016
$44,240
1.54% -
2015
$43,560
0.55% -
2014
$43,320
6.07% -
2013
$40,690
3.32% -
2012
$39,340
- -

Table 3. Compare Forensic Science Technician Salary in Lakeland-Winter Haven with Other Florida Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $36,180 in Lakeland-Winter Haven 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 Lakeland-Winter Haven is 42.2 percent (42.2%) lower than that in the highest paying West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach and 1.7 percent (1.7%) 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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