US Government, Washington State Patrol
A Forensic Scientist 3 directly impacts the mission of the CLD by performing independent, timely and accurate analyses of routine and complex casework, writing opinion reports, testifying to conclusions in courts of law, and providing training to criminal justice agencies.
The Forensic Scientist interacts with various staff to include but not limited to forensic scientists, the laboratory managers, administrative staff, representatives of criminal justice agencies, and the general public. Work priorities are established through interactions with management, criminal justice agencies, prosecutors, and the capabilities and workload of the scientist.
Forensic Scientist 1 Salary Range: $4,541- $5,960
Forensic Scientist 2 Salary Range: $5,013 – $6,575
Forensic Scientist 3 Salary Range: $6,105 – $8,013