What is a Crime Scene Investigator?

Do you want to be one?

What exactly do they do?

Crime scene investigators examine and take pictures of the crime scene. They also collect evidence and take statements from potential witnesses.

Learn more about the job:

The average compensation is $46,164 — $56,523. Some states average compensation can be as high as $75,000.

Qualifications include an associates or bachelor's degree, with the study being in forensic science and crime scene investigations.

You can work at local police departments, state law enforcement agencies, federal agencies, and the military.

Schools that offer this degree include most four year universities, some community colleges, and even some online schools.