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Coroner Salary
in Alabama, United States

$46,395 (USD)

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Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Coroner is $46,395 a year and $22 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Coroner is between $34,124 and $56,591. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Coroner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Directs investigation of deaths occurring within jurisdiction as required by law: directs activities of staff physicians, technicians, and investigators involved with conducting inquests, performing autopsies, conducting pathological and toxicological analyses, and investigating circumstances of deaths in order to determine cause and fix responsibility for accidental, violent, or unexplained deaths, or contracts for such services with outside physicians, medical laboratories, and law enforcement agencies.
  • Testifies at inquests, hearings, and court trials.
  • Confers with officials of public health and law enforcement agencies to coordinate interdepartmental activities.
  • Coordinates activities for disposition of unclaimed corpse and personal effects of deceased.
  • Directs activities of workers involved in preparing documents for permanent records.
  • May assist relatives of deceased in negotiations concerning payment of insurance policies or burial benefits by providing information concerning circumstances of death.
  • May be required by law or ordinance to have specified medical or legal training.
Coroner Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Compliance Officers

Job family population: 287,130

Estimated population of Coroner jobs: 5,326

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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