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Forensic Science Technicians


Assist in investigating crimes by collecting and analyzing evidence.

Forensic Science Technicians identify and analyze evidence in criminal investigations. They perform tests on weapons or substances. They may testify as expert witnesses at trials.

Wages $39.54 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Excellent
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Law Enforcement Services
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