Forensic Science Schools
In Phoenix, Arizona

There are 2 forensic science schools in Phoenix for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic science academic community in Phoenix, and the future trends. Academia in forensic science includes forensic science training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Science
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Science


Professional Trends

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Forensic Science Employment

Phoenix 510
Arizona 680

Exactly 510 of Arizona's 680 forensic science professionals work in Phoenix. Between 2006 and 2010, in Phoenix, there has been a 50% growth in the number of forensic science professionals. As the employment for forensic science professionals in Phoenix has increased, overall employment in Phoenix has also increased.

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Forensic Science employment growth

460 490 450 680 680
340 350 310 520 510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Phoenix

Forensic Science VS. All professions salaries in Phoenix

$49,440 $51,640 $54,680 $54,520 $55,320
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science in Phoenix
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Phoenix

As the number of forensic science professionals in Phoenix has grown, salaries for forensic science professionals have also increased. In 2010 Phoenix forensic science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,320. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic science professionals in Phoenix made an average salary of $49,440 per year. The growth in the salary of forensic science professionals in Phoenix is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Phoenix

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Phoenix forensic science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,680. The difference in pay between the forensic science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 144%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,820 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,380 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Phoenix

Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Computer Forensics
Forensic Science
Forensic Nursing
Forensic Psychology

Phoenix forensic science professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Forensic Science schools in Phoenix


There are 2 accredited forensic science schools in the city. Many of Phoenix's forensic science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Forensic Science Programs Offered In Phoenix


Phoenix's forensic science schools offer 2 forensic science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Science Degrees In Phoenix


Approximately 126 students graduated from forensic science courses in 2010.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Phoenix, Arizona

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