Forensic Science Technician

Starting Salary

NC Triangle Area

Median Annual Wage

NC Triangle area
% Bachelor's degree
% Master's degree

Job Outlook

NC Triangle area

Annual Job Openings

NC Triangle area
Forensic Science Technicians collect, identify, classify, and analyze physical evidence related to criminal investigations. They perform tests on weapons or substances, such as fiber, hair, and tissue to determine significance to investigation. May testify as expert witnesses on evidence or crime laboratory techniques. Technicians serve as specialists in area of expertise, such as ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, or biochemistry.