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Forensic Science Technician Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for forensic science technicians in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of forensic science technicians among North Carolina cities 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 North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,110
25th Percentile Wage
$37,820
50th Percentile Wage
$44,380
75th Percentile Wage
$52,880
90th Percentile Wage
$67,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forensic science technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,110.

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
$44,380
2.79% 6.24%
2016
$43,140
2.25% -
2015
$42,170
1.19% -
2014
$41,670
0.29% -
2013
$41,550
-0.14% -
2012
$41,610
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of forensic science technicians in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of forensic science technicians in state of North Carolina ranges from $37,120 to $47,770. The highest paying area for forensic science technicians in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $47,770. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $44,700). The lowest paying area is Winston-Salem with a median annual salary of $37,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$47,770
Raleigh-Cary
$44,700
Fayetteville
$44,330
Greensboro-High Point
$43,710
Winston-Salem
$37,120




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