Forensic Nursing Schools In Alaska

In Alaska, there is only one accredited school where forensic nursing classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in Alaska, and the future trends in forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Masters degree in Forensic Nursing


  1. University of Alaska Anchorage

    3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Alaska 850
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Alaska state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Alaska

680 790 860 930 850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forensic Nursing is a growing field in Alaska. In 2010 there were 170 more forensic nursing professionals working in Alaska than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of forensic nursing professionals has grown by 25%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of forensic nursing professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of forensic nursing professionals has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$79,825 $81,985 $82,375 $88,980 $91,605
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alaska, as the number of forensic nursing professionals is growing, the salaries earned by forensic nursing professionals are increasing. Forensic nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $79,825 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $91,605 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Alaska

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Thus, there was a 13% growth in forensic nursing professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 182% pay differential between the highest paid forensic nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic nursing in Alaska.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Alaska

Forensic Nursing

In Alaska, forensic nursing professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alaska


Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned an associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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