Forensic Nursing Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Forensic Nursing faculty can choose to work at one of 2 forensic nursing schools in Atlanta. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic nursing and forensic nursing education in Atlanta, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Nursing Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Masters degree in Forensic Nursing


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Forensic Nursing Employment

Atlanta 8,020
Georgia 13,000

Of the 13,000 forensic nursing professionals employed in Georgia, 8,020 work in Atlanta. There has been a 29% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Forensic Nursing employment growth

9,480 9,920 9,940 11,390 13,000
6,210 4,370 4,890 7,180 8,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$70,810 $81,370 $91,635 $94,090 $94,785
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Salaries for forensic nursing professionals in Atlanta have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $94,785 per year was earned by forensic nursing professionals in Atlanta. Forensic nursing professionals in Atlanta made a yearly average salary of $70,810, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Atlanta

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90th percentile

Forensic nursing professionals make a median salary of $87,795 per year in Atlanta. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $57,530 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $139,705 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Forensic Science
Forensic Nursing

On average forensic nursing professional salaries in Atlanta are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Atlanta


Many of Atlanta's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Atlanta


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in forensic nursing offered by Atlanta's forensic nursing schools.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Atlanta


In 2010 approximately 278 students graduated from forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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