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Forensic Science Schools
In Washington DC

In Washington, there is only one forensic science school where forensic science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic science in the city of Washington, which encompasses forensic science training at the forensic science masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Forensic Science Employment

Washington DC 290
Washington DC No data

Overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Forensic Science employment growth

0 No data 0 190 No data
No data 280 350 400 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Forensic Science VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$58,630 $68,030 $68,930 $78,430 $85,390
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

Washington forensic science professionals made $85,390 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic science professionals in Washington made an average salary of $58,630 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Washington DC

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Forensic science professionals in Washington earn a median salary of $77,290 per year. The 10% of forensic science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,640 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 160% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Washington DC

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

On average forensic science professionals in Washington earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Washington.

Educational Trends

Forensic Science schools in Washington DC


There is only one accredited forensic science school in the city. Many of Washington's forensic science professionals are graduates of this school.

Forensic Science Programs Offered In Washington DC


Washington's forensic science school offers one forensic science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Forensic Science Degrees In Washington DC


Approximately 66 students completed forensic science courses in 2010.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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