Forensic Science Technician Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for forensic science technicians in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of forensic science technicians amongst Kentucky metropolitan 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,430
25th Percentile Wage
$38,330
50th Percentile Wage
$44,390
75th Percentile Wage
$49,740
90th Percentile Wage
$58,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forensic science technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,430.

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
$44,390
-0.65% 10.07%
2016
$44,680
4.97% -
2015
$42,460
2.26% -
2014
$41,500
1.93% -
2013
$40,700
1.92% -
2012
$39,920
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