How much does a Forensic Engineer make in the United States? The average Forensic Engineer salary in the United States is $84,382 as of July 27, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $72,004 and $98,283. 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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What is a Forensic Engineer ?

Forensic engineering has been defined as "the investigation of failures - ranging from serviceability to catastrophic - which may lead to legal activity, including both civil and criminal". It therefore includes the investigation of materials, products, structures or components that fail or do not operate or function as intended, causing personal injury, damage to property or economic loss. The consequences of failure may give rise to action under either criminal or civil law including but not limited to health and safety legislation, the laws of contract and/or product liability and the...

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Cybercoders - Houston , TX
Structural Forensic Engineer If you are a Structural Forensic Engineer with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us In Forensics, our knowledge of structures plays a key role in ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 52 days ago
Axiom Forensic - Westlake Village , CA
Axiom Forensic is seeking a senior level Forensic Engineer with collision reconstruction training and testimonial experience. The Forensic Engineer will be handling cases from inception through trial ...
ZipRecruiter - 77 days ago
Leading Path - Moorestown , NJ
The position will involve active participation in all phases of incident response and digital forensic evidence collection including malware reverse engineering. Responsible for determining the scope ...
Monster - Today
JENSEN HUGHES - Mountlake Terrace , WA
The ideal candidate will be a licensed civil/structural engineer with a background in forensics, design, and construction. Responsibilities The successful candidate will grow their career in ...
Monster - 75 days ago
Building Talent - Dallas , TX
... forensic consulting firm seeking to expand operations in the Dallas Area. Candidates will have ... In-depth knowledge of structural engineering analysis, steel, concrete, masonry and timber design ...
Monster - 46 days ago
Cybercoders - Saint Paul , MN
Produces written forensic reports detailing the cause(s) of the damage - Familiarity in building ... engineering experience - Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering/Structural Engineering ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 49 days ago

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