Forensic Nursing Schools
In Bakersfield, California

The city of Bakersfield has 2 schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The trends in Bakersfield's forensic nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Bakersfield Vs. California Forensic Nursing Employment

Bakersfield 450
California 29,560

Of the 29,560 forensic nursing professionals employed in California, 450 work in Bakersfield. There has been a 105% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Bakersfield between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Bakersfield has also increased.

Bakersfield Vs. California Forensic Nursing employment growth

22,220 26,810 29,600 29,970 29,560
220 290 380 400 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Bakersfield

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Bakersfield

$75,210 $88,510 $88,600 $91,910 $93,290
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Bakersfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bakersfield

In Bakersfield, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 Bakersfield forensic nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $93,290. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic nursing professionals in Bakersfield made an average salary of $75,210 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Bakersfield.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Bakersfield

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Forensic nursing professionals in Bakersfield make a median yearly salary of $86,620. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 249%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,770 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $149,310 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Bakersfield

Forensic Nursing

On average forensic nursing professionals in Bakersfield earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Bakersfield.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Bakersfield


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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Bakersfield


Bakersfield's forensic nursing schools offer 3 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Bakersfield


Approximately 269 students graduated from forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Bakersfield, California

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