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Forensic Scientist

The Benefits

Pay scale is about $32,000 a year & starting salaries can begin at $55,000


Medical dental and vision insurance, retirement plans


Annual vacation leave one day a month, and increases with longevity


Retirement plans and investment options

More about being a forensic scientist

Forensic scientists prove the existence of a crime or make a connection to a crime through information


Most entry-level forensic positions require a bachelor’s degree in forensic or natural science.


Bachelors in forensic science or any natural science


Crime scene investigators could work long hours and travel to crime scenes within their jurisdiction.

"I enjoy doing laboratory work and I would advise someone to get in this career field if they are good at public speaking and have a college degree in natural science". Lisa Wood