How much does a Forensic Chemistry make in the United States? The average Forensic Chemistry salary in the United States is $55,896 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $50,521 and $64,144. 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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