Forensic Nursing Schools
In Columbus, Mississippi

The city of Columbus has only one school where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in Columbus, and the future trends. Academia in forensic nursing 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Forensic Nursing Employment

Columbus 370
Mississippi 2,490

Exactly 370 of Mississippi's 2,490 forensic nursing professionals work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forensic nursing professionals in Columbus has grown by 23%. As the employment for forensic nursing professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Forensic Nursing employment growth

1,900 1,900 2,160 2,260 2,490
300 350 380 No data 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$62,980 $66,600 $67,720 No data $70,710
$29,460 $30,890 $32,370 No data $32,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In Columbus, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have increased. Columbus forensic nursing professionals made $70,710 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Columbus was $62,980 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$38,600
25th percentile
$45,800
50th percentile
$61,450
75th percentile
$87,250
90th percentile
$113,190

Forensic nursing professionals make a median salary of $61,450 per year in Columbus. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 193%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,600 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $113,190 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Columbus

BSN
$56,290
Forensic Nursing
$70,710

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Columbus

1

There is only one accredited forensic nursing school in the city. Many of Columbus' forensic nursing professionals are graduates of this school.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in forensic nursing offered by Columbus' forensic nursing schools.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Columbus

associate
51
bachelor
90
master
35
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total180

Approximately 180 students graduated from forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Mississippi

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