What is It?
Requirements to be in this field:
30 quarter hours of chemistry
5 semesters or 8 quarter hours of physics
One year full time experience in an analytical, research, or crime laboratory
Where would you work:
A forensic scientist holds a position in law, they are the people that go in and put the pieces of the crime scene together, and figure out what happened, how it happened, and sometimes even who did it.
Requirements to advance in this field:
Spend 4-8 months working with scientist that are higher than you to get their help
Be in your position for a year
Make one big advancement in your field
(2920-3819 per month) for people starting out
(3377-4429 pm) for people in the fourth highest field
(4322-5668 pm) 3rd highest field
(4545-5958 pm) 2nd highest
(4888-6416 pm) highest
Medical examinations of living and nonliving things
Serving as a witness in the court of law
Carrying all tests using scientific techniques
Ensuring everything in your station is up to code
Putting in all the data you find into a computer programer
Making written reports
Putting all the evidence together
Working people in the same field as you but they have different jobs
- good pay
- an amazing job opportunity/opportunities
- you get multiple skills
- challenging working condition
- hazardous work space
- have to work with dead bodies
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"How Much Money Does a Forensic Science Career Pay a Year?" Work. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2016.