Forensic Science

By: Daniel Yera

Forensic Scientist

Forensic science is the scientific method of gathering and examining information about the past which is then used in a court of law. You can study such things as fingerprints, to crime scenes. They can study crime scenes, to even opening bodies. A forensic scientists' average salary is 52,840, according to the BLS in 2012. There are many great universities to go to for this career, for example; The University of Tampa, Baylor University, and Texas Tech University.

In The Future

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that forensic scientist careers are expected to increase by 19 percent by the year 2020, which is an average rate of growth, due to the popularity that the television shows cause. Many people will be interested in these jobs in the future.