Forensic Nursing Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

The city of Des Moines has 2 schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The trends in Des Moines' 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Forensic Nursing Employment

Des Moines 940
Iowa 4,070

Exactly 940 of the 4,070 forensic nursing professionals employed in Iowa, work in Des Moines. There has been a 1% decline in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Des Moines between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Des Moines has decreased, overall employment in Des Moines has increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Forensic Nursing employment growth

4,660 4,460 4,180 4,080 4,070
950 930 910 910 940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$72,780 $82,360 $86,100 $90,150 $69,710
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

In Des Moines, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $69,710 per year was earned by forensic nursing professionals in Des Moines. The average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Des Moines was $72,780 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in Des Moines is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Des Moines

10th percentile
$42,215
25th percentile
$52,405
50th percentile
$65,050
75th percentile
$79,965
90th percentile
$103,010

Forensic nursing professionals in Des Moines earn a median salary of $65,050 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 144%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,215 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $103,010 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Des Moines

BSN
$56,190
Forensic Nursing
$69,710

Des Moines 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 Des Moines

2

Many of Des Moines' forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Des Moines

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

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

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Des Moines

associate
154
bachelor
131
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total285

In 2010 approximately 285 students graduated from forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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