How can I maximize my income as a crime scene investigator?

In order to make the greatest level of pay as a crime scene investigator, become skilled in many disciplines. Research all of the disciplines related to the field and begin collecting certifications in as many as you can. Apply for, or work you way up to, agencies that cover as wide a geographic area as possible; optimally working for the federal government or a national agency will afford you the opportunity to maximize your pay as CSI.

Where should I work to make the most money as a crime scene investigator?
Which type of crime scene investigators make the most money?