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Forensic Science Technicians in Kansas

Considering a career as a Forensic Science Technician in Kansas?

9.1% Jobs Projection
$51,100 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

  • Forensic Science Technicians in Kansas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Forensic Science Technicians Work in Kansas?

330 people worked as Forensic Science Technicians in 2018 in this state.

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

Forensic Science Technicians in KS vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kansas

Jobs for Forensic Science Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 16.9%.

Job Projections for Forensic Science Technicians: Nation vs. KS

Kansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 360 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 Kansas?

In 2018 wages for Forensic Science Technicians ranged from $25,740 to $74,400 with $51,100 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.37 to $35.77. The median hourly rate was $24.57.

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

Forensic Science Technicians Earnings: KS vs. National Average

Top Kansas Metros for Forensic Science Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Forensic Science Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Kansas City, MO-KS 270 $48,660
Wichita, KS 40 $50,460

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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