Forensic Nursing Schools
In Bridgeport, Connecticut

There are 3 forensic nursing schools in Bridgeport for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic nursing and forensic nursing education in Bridgeport, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Forensic Nursing Employment

Bridgeport 760
Connecticut 4,880

Exactly 760 of Connecticut's 4,880 forensic nursing professionals work in Bridgeport. Between 2006 and 2010, in Bridgeport, there has been a 12% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals. Overall employment in Bridgeport has decreased.

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Forensic Nursing employment growth

4,320 4,590 4,770 4,790 4,880
680 700 790 770 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Bridgeport

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Bridgeport

$92,385 $91,810 $91,920 $91,440 $91,130
$50,920 $53,050 $55,160 $57,340 $58,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Bridgeport
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bridgeport

Salaries for forensic nursing professionals in Bridgeport have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $91,130 per year was earned by forensic nursing professionals in Bridgeport. Forensic nursing professionals in Bridgeport made a yearly average salary of $92,385, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in Bridgeport is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Bridgeport

10th percentile
$52,140
25th percentile
$67,260
50th percentile
$86,050
75th percentile
$104,230
90th percentile
$121,230

Forensic nursing professionals in Bridgeport earn a median salary of $86,050 per year. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 133%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $52,140 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $121,230 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Bridgeport

BSN
$73,210
Forensic Nursing
$91,130

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Bridgeport

3

There are 3 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city. Many of Bridgeport's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Bridgeport

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in forensic nursing offered by Bridgeport's forensic nursing schools.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Bridgeport

associate
83
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
87
Total170

Approximately 170 students completed forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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