Forensic Nursing Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

In Baton Rouge, there are 4 forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The trends in Baton Rouge'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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Forensic Nursing Employment

Baton Rouge 860
Louisiana 3,860

Exactly 860 of the 3,860 forensic nursing professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Baton Rouge. The number of forensic nursing professionals in Baton Rouge has grown by 72% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Baton Rouge has also increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Forensic Nursing employment growth

4,360 4,300 3,840 3,850 3,860
500 620 720 710 860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

$72,390 $68,920 $75,670 $130,890 $77,520
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

In Baton Rouge, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have increased. Baton Rouge forensic nursing professionals made $77,520 per year, on average, in 2010. Forensic nursing professionals in Baton Rouge made a yearly average salary of $72,390, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Baton Rouge.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Baton Rouge

10th percentile
$44,580
25th percentile
$56,930
50th percentile
$72,260
75th percentile
$89,340
90th percentile
$112,160

Forensic nursing professionals make a median salary of $72,260 per year in Baton Rouge. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 152%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,580 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $112,160 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Baton Rouge

Forensic Science
$48,600
BSN
$56,790
Forensic Nursing
$77,520

Baton Rouge forensic nursing professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Baton Rouge

4

Many of Baton Rouge's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Baton Rouge

associate
2
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

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

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Baton Rouge

associate
265
bachelor
171
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
39
Total475

Approximately 475 students completed forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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