Forensic Science Technician Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,800
25th Percentile Wage
$55,190
50th Percentile Wage
$68,790
75th Percentile Wage
$80,810
90th Percentile Wage
$95,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forensic science technicians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,800.

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
$68,790
2.91% 12.59%
2016
$66,790
0.96% -
2015
$66,150
6.11% -
2014
$62,110
0.68% -
2013
$61,690
2.53% -
2012
$60,130
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Forensic Science Technicians in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of forensic science technicians in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of forensic science technicians in state of New York ranges from $61,590 to $69,240. The highest paying area for forensic science technicians in New York is Albany-Schenectady-Troy with a median annual salary of $69,240. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $67,910). The lowest paying area is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $61,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$69,240
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$67,910
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$61,590




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