How much does a Forensic Biologist make in the United States? The average Forensic Biologist salary in the United States is $53,778 as of November 23, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $48,705 and $60,706. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Biology Analyst Level II

WCTS (Worldwide Counter Threat Solutions) - Charlottesville, VA

Asst. Principal Investigator, Electron Microscopy

Battelle National Biodefense Inst - Frederick, MD

Forensic Peer Specialist

Avita Community Partners - Gainesville, GA

Project Manager

Forensic Analytical Consulting Services - Grand Rapids, MI

Forensic Biologist

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Shine Systems - Huntsville , AL
The Biologist-DNA Technical Specialist tests new forensic biology products and analytical procedures, recommends solutions to problems encountered when applying these procedures or products on sample ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 64 days ago
NMS Labs - Horsham , PA
Duties Include · Handles biological specimens · Retains specimens in suitable storage area · ... forensic science from an accredited university · Minimum of 25 semester credit hours in college ...
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc - Houston , TX
... Biological Science from an accredited university. * College coursework should meet the education requirement for the Texas Forensic Science Commission Toxicologist (Interpretive) license as stated in ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 71 days ago
Axis Forensic Toxicology - Indianapolis , IN
WORKING CONDITIONS The normal working conditions under which your work is performed 1. Contact with biological specimens 2. Laboratory 3. Requires proper protective equipment (PPE) 4. Requires ...
ZipRecruiter - 59 days ago
Teach transfer-level lecture and laboratory courses in biological anthropology, paleoanthropology, primatology, and forensic anthropology to students who have goals of an Associate degree, university ...
JobElephant - 15 days ago
Department: Dept of Biological SciencesOpen until filled: yesRequisition number: 202200119FUsual ... The department also offers an interdisciplinary masters degree in Forensic Science with Criminal ...
Lensa - 76 days ago

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