Forensic Nursing Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

In Birmingham, there are 5 forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The trends in Birmingham'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:

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


Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Forensic Nursing Employment

Birmingham 120
Alabama 2,160

Exactly 120 of Alabama's 2,160 forensic nursing professionals work in Birmingham. There has been a 20% decline in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Birmingham between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Birmingham has also decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Forensic Nursing employment growth

3,200 3,260 2,550 2,280 2,160
150 150 140 No data 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$66,560 $72,050 $76,970 No data $76,300
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Birmingham has shrunk, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have increased. Birmingham forensic nursing professionals made $76,300 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Birmingham was $66,560 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in Birmingham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Birmingham

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90th percentile

Birmingham forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $72,770. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $55,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 90% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Birmingham


There are 5 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city. Many of Birmingham's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Birmingham


Birmingham's forensic nursing schools offer 7 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Birmingham


Approximately 818 students graduated from forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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