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Crime Scene Investigator Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$106,262 (USD)

Average Salary

$51/hr

Average Hourly

$3,113

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Crime Scene Investigator is $106,262 a year and $51 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Crime Scene Investigator is between $74,807 and $131,777. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Crime Scene Investigator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Investigates alleged or suspected criminal violations of federal, state, or local laws to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution.
  • Examines charge, complaint, or allegation of law violation to identify issues involved and types of evidence needed.
  • Assists in determining scope, timing, and direction of investigation.
  • Develops and uses informants to get leads to information.
  • Interviews, observes, and interrogates suspects and witnesses and analyzes records to secure evidence or establish facts.
  • Examines records to detect links in chain of evidence or information.
  • Uses cameras and photostatic machines to record evidence and documents.
  • Verifies information obtained to establish accuracy and authenticity of facts and evidence.
  • Maintains surveillances and performs undercover assignments.
  • Presents findings in clear, logical, impartial, and properly documented reports.
  • Reports critical information to and coordinates activities with other offices or agencies when applicable.
  • Testifies before grand juries.
  • Serves subpoenas or other official papers.
  • May lead or coordinate work of other special agents.
  • May obtain and use search and arrest warrants.
  • May serve on full-time, detail, or rotational protection assignments.
  • May carry firearms and make arrests.
  • May be designated according to agency worked for as special agent, fbi; special agent, irs; special agent, secret service.
Crime Scene Investigator Job Prevalence in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Job family: Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Job family population: 105,350

Estimated population of Crime Scene Investigator jobs: 28,676

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$123,187
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Crime Scene Investigator is $106,262 a year and $51 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Crime Scene Investigator is between $74,807 and $131,777. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Crime Scene Investigator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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