Forensic Science Schools
In San Marcos, California

In San Marcos, there is only one forensic science school where forensic science faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic science academic community in San Marcos, and the future trends. Academia in forensic science includes forensic science training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Science


Professional Trends

San Marcos Vs. California Forensic Science Employment

San Marcos 110
California 1,710

Exactly 110 of California's 1,710 forensic science professionals work in San Marcos. Overall employment in San Marcos has also increased.

San Marcos Vs. California Forensic Science employment growth

1,570 1,540 1,460 1,780 1,710
No data 150 160 100 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Marcos

Forensic Science VS. All professions salaries in San Marcos

No data $61,660 $63,190 $63,640 $65,750
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science in San Marcos
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Marcos

In 2010 San Marcos forensic science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $65,750. The growth in the salary of forensic science professionals in San Marcos is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in San Marcos

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San Marcos forensic science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $63,280. The difference in pay between the forensic science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 127%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,150 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $97,910 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in San Marcos

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

Forensic science professional salaries in San Marcos are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forensic Science schools in San Marcos


Many of San Marcos' forensic science professionals are graduates of the only accredited forensic science school in the city.

Forensic Science Programs Offered In San Marcos


There is one degree and certificate program in forensic science offered by San Marcos' forensic science school.

Student Completed Forensic Science Degrees In San Marcos


Approximately 3 students completed forensic science courses in 2010.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in San Marcos, California

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