How much does a Forensic Toxicologist make? The average Forensic Toxicologist salary is $71,590 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $66,085 and $77,419. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Chenega Professional & Technical Services, LLC - Quantico , VA
In-depth knowledge of Regional Computer Forensic Laboratories program to include conception ... Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise
ZipRecruiter - 89 days ago
Chenega Professional & Technical Services, LLC - Quantico , VA
In-depth knowledge of Regional Computer Forensic Laboratories program to include conception ... Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise
ZipRecruiter - 89 days ago

Forensic Toxicologist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Forensic Toxicologist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Forensic Toxicologist in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $89,487
Washington, DC $79,694
Miami, FL $69,693
Chicago, IL $75,949
Boston, MA $80,660
New York, NY $86,122
Dallas, TX $71,124
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
66085
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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
67038
79286
73254
What is the average salary for Forensic Toxicologist in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Forensic Toxicologist in the United States. The base salary for Forensic Toxicologist ranges from $66,085 to $77,419 with the average base salary of $71,590. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $67,038 to $79,286 with the average total cash compensation of $73,254.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $71,590 $66,085 - $77,419
Bonus $1,664 $953 - $1,868
Total Pay $73,254 $67,038 - $79,286
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What's the difference between Toxicologist and Forensic Toxicologist?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Forensic Toxicologist is $71,590, and the average salary of Toxicologist is $79,402. The average salary of Toxicologist is higher than Forensic Toxicologist. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a Forensic Toxicologist, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Forensic Toxicologist. a Forensic Toxicologist Salary in New Britain, CT is $77,318 as of October 28, 2020; a Forensic Toxicologist Salary in Barnstable, MA is $75,493 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Forensic Toxicologist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Forensic Toxicologist?
Salary ranges for a Forensic Toxicologist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020