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Forensic Science Technicians

Collect, identify, classify, and analyze physical evidence related to criminal investigations. Perform tests on weapons or substances, such as fiber, hair, and tissue to determine significance to investigation. May testify as expert witnesses on evidence or crime laboratory techniques. May serve as specialists in area of expertise, such as ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, or biochemistry. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 2.9%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 88
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $28.58 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $60,150 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not. 
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