Forensic Science Technician Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for forensic science technicians in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of forensic science technicians amongst Kansas areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Forensic Science Technicians in Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,150
25th Percentile Wage
$30,680
50th Percentile Wage
$43,940
75th Percentile Wage
$58,580
90th Percentile Wage
$70,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forensic science technicians in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,150.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$43,940
-1.00% -29.18%
2015
$44,380
1.71% -
2014
$43,620
-30.12% -
2012
$56,760
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Forensic Science Technicians in Kansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of forensic science technicians in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of forensic science technicians in state of Kansas ranges from $49,410 to $56,760. The highest paying area for forensic science technicians in Kansas is Topeka with a median annual salary of $56,760. The lowest paying area is Wichita with a median annual salary of $49,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Topeka
$56,760
Wichita
$49,410




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