Medical Examiner Salary in the US

$100,290
per year
per month
$8,360
per month
per year
Bonus
$2,400/year
Bonus
$200/month

Medical Examiner - Average Salary

The average salary for a Medical Examiner is $100,290 per year ($8,360 per month), which is $46,800 (+87%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
A Medical Examiner can expect an average starting salary of $73,450. The highest salaries can exceed $136,750.
$73,450
Low
$100,290
Average salary
$136,750
High
$6,120
Low
$8,360
Average salary
$11,400
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$72,100
$144,250
Salary$73,450 - 136,750
Bonus$0 - 7,500
Total Pay$73,450 - 144,250
$0
$6,020
$12,030
Salary$6,120 - 11,400
Bonus$0 - 630
Total Pay$6,120 - 12,030

Medical Examiner Salary Range

Low
$73,450
Average salary
$100,290
Senior
$122,400
High
$136,750
Low
$6,120
Average salary
$8,360
Senior
$10,200
High
$11,400
Among Medical Examiners in the U.S., forensic medical examiners and chief medical examiners boast the highest annual earnings.

Medical Examiner - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Chief Medical Examiner$127K/year
+27% 
Forensic Medical Examiner$113K/year
+13% 

Medical Examiner - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Medical Examiner with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $78,630 per year. A mid level Medical Examiner with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $95,230, while a Senior Medical Examiner with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $116,800. Medical Examiners with more than 20 years of experience earn $125,340 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Medical Examiner

Late Career▲ +25%
Senior▲ +16%
Average Salary$100,290/year
Mid Level▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -22%

Gender Breakdown

Female
23%
Male
77%

Medical Examiner - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Medical Examiner jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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