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How much does a Coroner make in the United States?

Average Coroner Hourly Wage in the United States

Coroners earn a median hourly wage of $31.56. Hourly wages typically start from $17.98 and go up to $49.49.

Average Coroner Yearly Salary in the United States

Coroners earn a median salary of $65,640 per year. Salaries typically start from $37,390 and go up to $102,940.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Coroner Earnings by Seniority

Top End Coroner Earnings

The highest earning Coroners in the United States earn:

$49.49
an hour
$102,940
per year
Senior Coroner Earnings

Senior Coroners in the United States earn:

$40.67
an hour
$84,600
per year
Experienced Coroner Earnings

Experienced Coroners in the United States earn:

$31.56
an hour
$65,640
per year
Junior Coroner Earnings

Junior Coroners in the United States earn:

$23.46
an hour
$48,810
per year
Starting Coroner Earnings

Starting Coroners in the United States earn:

$17.98
an hour
$37,390
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Coroner salary comparison

Coroners earn more than 67% percent of Law careers. Coroner salaries are in the top 74% of all careers in the United States.

Lawyer Salary $114k
Hearing Officer Salary $87k
Coroner Salary $64k
Police Officer Salary $56k
Forensic Science Technician Salary $55k
Court Reporter Salary $49k
Judicial Law Clerk Salary $48k
Legal Secretary Salary $42k
Bailiff Salary $38k
Legislator Salary $20k

Historical salary for Coroners in the United States

Coroner salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Coroner Salary in District of Columbia $40.33 $83,880 # 1
Coroner Salary in Massachusetts $37.73 $78,470 # 2
Coroner Salary in Connecticut $36.76 $76,470 # 3
Coroner Salary in New York $34.43 $71,610 # 4
Coroner Salary in California $36.50 $75,920 # 5
Coroner Salary in New Jersey $36.14 $75,170 # 6
Coroner Salary in Rhode Island $32.75 $68,130 # 7
Coroner Salary in Illinois $34.73 $72,230 # 8
Coroner Salary in Alaska $34.70 $72,170 # 9
Coroner Salary in Delaware $31.70 $65,930 # 10
Coroner Salary in Minnesota $33.65 $69,980 # 11
Coroner Salary in Washington $33.16 $68,970 # 12
Coroner Salary in Virginia $32.69 $67,990 # 13
Coroner Salary in Texas $33.93 $70,580 # 14
Coroner Salary in Maryland $32.91 $68,460 # 15
Coroner Salary in Colorado $31.91 $66,380 # 16
Coroner Salary in North Carolina $30.74 $63,940 # 17
Coroner Salary in New Hampshire $31.70 $65,930 # 18
Coroner Salary in Michigan $32.10 $66,760 # 19
Coroner Salary in Wyoming $29.29 $60,910 # 20
Coroner Salary in Alabama $30.05 $62,500 # 21
Coroner Salary in Pennsylvania $30.22 $62,860 # 22
Coroner Salary in Oregon $30.81 $64,090 # 23
Coroner Salary in Arizona $30.92 $64,310 # 24
Coroner Salary in Hawaii $30.14 $62,700 # 25
Coroner Salary in Indiana $26.64 $55,420 # 26
Coroner Salary in Vermont $30.25 $62,920 # 27
Coroner Salary in New Mexico $28.16 $58,570 # 28
Coroner Salary in Utah $27.28 $56,740 # 29
Coroner Salary in Nevada $28.95 $60,220 # 30
Coroner Salary in Maine $30.48 $63,390 # 31
Coroner Salary in Wisconsin $27.93 $58,100 # 32
Coroner Salary in Nebraska $28.15 $58,550 # 33
Coroner Salary in Georgia $27.90 $58,030 # 34
Coroner Salary in Iowa $28.03 $58,310 # 35
Coroner Salary in Tennessee $25.86 $53,800 # 36
Coroner Salary in Florida $27.58 $57,360 # 37
Coroner Salary in Missouri $27.91 $58,060 # 38
Coroner Salary in Louisiana $27.26 $56,690 # 39
Coroner Salary in Ohio $27.15 $56,470 # 40
Coroner Salary in North Dakota $28.69 $59,680 # 41
Coroner Salary in Idaho $26.43 $54,980 # 42
Coroner Salary in Montana $25.49 $53,020 # 43
Coroner Salary in Kansas $25.81 $53,680 # 44
Coroner Salary in South Carolina $23.85 $49,610 # 45
Coroner Salary in Kentucky $25.08 $52,160 # 46
Coroner Salary in West Virginia $24.09 $50,120 # 47
Coroner Salary in South Dakota $23.59 $49,060 # 48
Coroner Salary in Mississippi $22.62 $47,040 # 49
Coroner Salary in Arkansas $24.29 $50,520 # 50
Coroner Salary in Oklahoma $22.11 $46,000 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Coroner

Interested in becoming a coroner? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good coroner? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    A certificate or associates degree is required to be a Coroner.

  3. Get Hired

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