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Forensic Science Technicians in Connecticut

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Forensic Science Technicians in Connecticut

Is Connecticut a good place for you to work as a Forensic Science Technician?

$74,700 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Forensic Science Technicians in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Forensic Science Technicians Work in Connecticut?

In 2018, there were 90 Forensic Science Technicians working in the state.

There were 100 Forensic Science Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Forensic Science Technicians in CT Employment Trend

The typical state has 240 Forensic Science Technicians working in it, which means Connecticut has fewer Forensic Science Technicians than average.

Forensic Science Technicians in CT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Forensic Science Technicians in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 16.9%.

Job Projections for Forensic Science Technicians: Nation vs. CT

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 90 total jobs in 2026 for Forensic Science Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,200 annual jobs and 18,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Forensic Science Technicians Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Forensic Science Technicians ranged from $45,780 to $91,640 with $74,700 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.01 to $44.06. The median hourly rate was $35.92.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $35.98 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.06.

The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Forensic Science Technicians Earnings: CT vs. National Average

Top States for Forensic Science Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Forensic Science Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 2,110 $80,260
Florida 1,710 $51,650
Texas 1,320 $50,860
New York 840 $63,790
Arizona 700 $56,480
Washington 550 $58,920
Tennessee 520 $50,010
North Carolina 520 $44,720
Georgia 480 $46,230
Illinois 450 $91,220
Maryland 440 $62,500
Virginia 430 $67,470
Ohio 430 $64,410
Indiana 360 $62,290
Kansas 330 $51,100
Michigan 330 $72,250
Missouri 320 $50,310
Pennsylvania 320 $46,900
Colorado 320 $62,870
Nevada 260 $70,800

Below are the states where Forensic Science Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Illinois $91,220
California $80,260
Massachusetts $79,160
Iowa $76,840
Connecticut $74,700
Michigan $72,250
New Hampshire $72,120
Nevada $70,800
Virginia $67,470
Oregon $66,650

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