Those employed with government sector get the usual government scales which in the present scenario are very good. Professionals employed in the private forensic laboratories and investigation agencies pay pretty well. A lab technician in criminology can earn any amount ranging between Rs. 2.5 lakhs to Rs. 3 lakhs a year.
After completing course in Forensic Science one can find suitable jobs in both Govt. Sector and also private sector. In the government sector the Police Department, CBI, CID, Forensic Science Laboratories are the biggest employers. In the Private Sector Detective Agencies and Insurance Companies also give employment. Universities and colleges also offer another employment avenue and one can also start own practice. Depending on the qualifications and experience one usually works as Forensic Expert, Forensic Scientist, Forensic Investigator, Forensic Consultant, etc
J.K. Kaushik - Finger Print Expert : The only finger print expert from Delhi Police trained in U.K. was instrumental in establishing of the Delhi Police finger prints bureau. Had given expert opinion in more than 10,000 cases and headed the Finger Print Bureau of Delhi Police twice as Director Finger Print Bureau. Investigated many important controversial cases while posted in central, south, north district of Delhi and in crime branch of Delhi Police. Conducted many secret and important inquiries while working in vigilance branch of the police as security officer supervised the security of various VVIPs that were residing or visiting Delhi. Done various courses in this regard to enrich the knowledge and was a part and parcel of the training of the newly incumbents in the unit.