How much does a Forensic Chemist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Forensic Chemist in the United States is $24 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $19 and $30. Hourly rate 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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An experienced Chemist with demonstrated experience in chemical and metallurgical casework. As a ... Work with other forensic disciplines to fully understand and assess examined materials. Founded in ...
Monster - 53 days ago
WILL Technology, Inc. - Quantico , VA
In this role, the Explosives Chemist is responsible for performing explosives chemistry forensic examination services in support of the Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC). Some of ...
Lensa - 53 days ago
As a Forensic Examiner supporting our customer Quantico, Virginia, you will: Make an initial ... A. in Biology, Chemistry, or related field of biological science from an accredited university or ...
Monster - 22 days ago
CPS, Inc. - Lynchburg , VA
In addition, the Senior Metalworking Technical Support Chemist may be involved in providing troubleshooting and Quality Control services for Production. The introduction of new analytical ...
Lensa - 63 days ago
S. in Biology, Chemistry, or related field of Biological Science. One (1) year of experience performing research in a biological science A minimum of one (1) year of forensic human DNA laboratory ...
Monster - 22 days ago
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