Forensic Nursing Schools
In California, Pennsylvania

There is only one forensic nursing school in California for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in California, and the future trends. Academia in forensic nursing includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

California Vs. Pennsylvania Forensic Nursing Employment

California 2,370
Pennsylvania 13,110

Exactly 2,370 of Pennsylvania's 13,110 forensic nursing professionals work in California. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forensic nursing professionals in California has shrunk by 11%. Overall employment in California has increased.

California Vs. Pennsylvania Forensic Nursing employment growth

14,320 14,590 13,910 12,730 13,110
2,660 2,680 2,770 2,460 2,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: California

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in California

$63,810 $63,200 $67,835 $69,005 $73,310
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in California
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in California

In California, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 forensic nursing professionals in California reportedly earned an average salary of $73,310 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in California was $63,810 per year. The growth in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in California is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in California

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California forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $70,105. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 180% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in California

Forensic Nursing

Forensic nursing professional salaries in California are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in California


Many of California's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of the only accredited forensic nursing school in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In California


California's forensic nursing schools offer 2 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In California


In 2010 approximately 87 students completed forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in California, Pennsylvania

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