Coroner Salary in the United States

How much does a Coroner make in the United States? The average Coroner salary in the United States is $49,459 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $42,330 and $58,801. 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. 

Salary range for a Coroner
$42,330 to $58,801
For Employees

Analyze the market and your qualifications to negotiate your salary with confidence.

Search thousands of open positions to find your next opportunity.

For Employers

Individualize employee pay based on unique job requirements and personal qualifications.

Get the latest market price for benchmark jobs and jobs in your industry.

What is a Coroner?

A Coroner is a government official who is empowered to conduct or order an inquest into the manner or cause of death, and to investigate or confirm the identity of an unknown person who has been found dead within the Coroner's jurisdiction. In medieval times, English coroners were Crown officials who held financial powers and conducted some judicial investigations in order to counterbalance the power of sheriffs. The word Coroner derives from the same source as the word crown, and it is believed to denote an officer of the Crown....

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

See user submitted job responsibilities for Coroner.

Job Openings for Coroner
York County Attorney's Office - York , NE
... Coroner York County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political ...
Recruitology - 4 days ago
Jersey Memorial Group -
This includes death certificate, permits from coroner, writing embalming case study and others as required. * Removes and transports deceased from home or hospital to funeral home. * Maintains ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
San Mateo County - San Mateo , CA
... County Coroner, Sheriff's Office, Probation Department, and other County departments • Maintaining logs of specific types of calls • Operating standard office equipment and performing minimal ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Coroner, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Coroner in the United States. The base salary for Coroner ranges from $42,330 to $58,801 with the average base salary of $49,459. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $42,982 to $60,594 with the average total cash compensation of $50,423.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.