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Forensic Science Technicians in Georgia

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

19.6% Jobs Projection
$46,230 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Forensic Science Technicians in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Forensic Science Technicians in Georgia is growing faster than average.

  • Forensic Science Technicians in Georgia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Forensic Science Technicians Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 480 Forensic Science Technicians working in the state.

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

Forensic Science Technicians in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Forensic Science Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 19.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 16.9%.

Job Projections for Forensic Science Technicians: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 70 annual Forensic Science Technicians job openings in Georgia, and 550 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Forensic Science Technicians Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Forensic Science Technicians ranged from $28,860 to $76,920 with $46,230 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.87 to $36.98. The median hourly rate was $22.22.

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

Forensic Science Technicians Earnings: GA 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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Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians 2,020
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 960
Forest and Conservation Technicians 160

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