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Identification Officer Salary

$69,694 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,645

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for an Identification Officer is $69,694 a year and $34 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Identification Officer is between $49,985 and $86,003. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Identification Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Compiles, examines, classifies, and takes photographs of physical evidence and fingerprints to identify criminals.
  • Searches for evidence and dusts surfaces to reveal latent fingerprints.
  • Photographs crime site and fingerprints to obtain record of evidence.
  • Lifts print on tape and transfers to permanent record cards.
  • Vacuums site to collect physical evidence and submits to supervisor, identification and communications for verifications.
  • Photographs, fingerprints, and measures height and weight of arrested suspects, noting physical characteristics, and posts data on record for filing.
  • Prepares and photographs plastic moulage of footprints and tire tracks.
  • Compares fingerprints obtained with suspect or unknown files to identify perpetrator fingerprint classifier.
  • Manipulates mask mirror on specialized equipment to prepare montage of suspect according to description from witnesses.
  • May fingerprint applicant for employment or federal clearance and forward prints to other law enforcement agencies.
  • May testify in court as qualified fingerprint expert.
Identification Officer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Job family population: 661,330

Estimated population of Identification Officer jobs: 183,341

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$80,794
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Identification Officer Job Listings for United States

SVP, Chief Financial Officer
Dec 6
Little Rock, AR, USA
Access Health Professional Employee Organization
Ensures variances to budget are identified and reported in timely fashion. · Directs and provides ... CEO and governing Board in the development of long and short-range objectives. · Meeting ...
Major Gifts Officer
Dec 2
San Francisco, CA, USA
San Francisco Ballet
Chief Development Officer CLASSIFICATION: Regular full-time, exempt with benefits APPLICATION ... aspects of identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of 200 ...
Specialty Chemicals CEO
Dec 3
us
Auctus Search Partners, LLC.
Qualifications * Must have deep CEO and/or C-Level operational experience with full P&L ... Must have identified target(s) within the specialty chemicals industry No phone calls please. We ...
Development Officer
Dec 4
Seattle, United States
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Major Gifts Cultivation / Stewardship Prospect Identification Annual Appeal Event Management ... The Development Officer must also have knowledge of development/fundraising concepts and ...
Corrections & Custody Officer 2 - Transport Officer
Dec 4
Olympia, United States
Washington State Department of Corrections
... and Custody Officer 2 - Transport Officer Headquarters Transport Unit Tumwater, WA ***This ... Verify offender identity and destination prior to beginning transports and releases. * Securely pat ...

The average pay for an Identification Officer is $69,694 a year and $34 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Identification Officer is between $49,985 and $86,003. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Identification Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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SVP, Chief Financial Officer
Dec 6
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Access Health Professional Employee Organization
Ensures variances to budget are identified and reported in timely fashion. · Directs and provides ... CEO and governing Board in the development of long and short-range objectives. · Meeting ...
Major Gifts Officer
Dec 2
San Francisco, CA, USA
San Francisco Ballet
Chief Development Officer CLASSIFICATION: Regular full-time, exempt with benefits APPLICATION ... aspects of identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of 200 ...
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