Forensic Nursing Schools
In Fort Smith, Arkansas

In Fort Smith, there is only one forensic nursing school where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the city of Fort Smith, which encompasses forensic nursing training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Forensic Nursing Employment

Fort Smith 200
Arkansas 2,230

Exactly 200 of the 2,230 forensic nursing professionals employed in Arkansas, work in Fort Smith. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forensic nursing professionals in Fort Smith has grown by 11%. As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Fort Smith has increased, overall employment in Fort Smith has also increased.

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Forensic Nursing employment growth

2,250 2,260 2,310 2,340 2,230
180 250 180 230 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arkansas
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Smith

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Fort Smith

$61,690 $64,955 $66,585 $77,660 $85,590
$29,870 $31,180 $32,580 $33,030 $33,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Fort Smith
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Smith

Salaries for forensic nursing professionals in Fort Smith have increased. In 2010 forensic nursing professionals in Fort Smith reportedly earned an average salary of $85,590 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Fort Smith was $61,690 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Smith.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Fort Smith

10th percentile
$45,460
25th percentile
$53,410
50th percentile
$71,070
75th percentile
$94,450
90th percentile
$147,940

Forensic nursing professionals make a median salary of $71,070 per year in Fort Smith. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,460 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 225% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Fort Smith

BSN
$49,430
Forensic Nursing
$85,590

On average forensic nursing professionals in Fort Smith earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Fort Smith.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Fort Smith

1

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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Fort Smith

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in forensic nursing offered by Fort Smith's forensic nursing schools.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Fort Smith

associate
75
bachelor
23
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total98

Approximately 98 students graduated from forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Fort Smith, Arkansas

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