Forensic Nursing Schools
In La Junta, Colorado

In La Junta, there is only one forensic nursing 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 La Junta, and the future trends. Academia in forensic nursing includes forensic nursing training at the forensic nursing associates degree level.


Professional Trends

La Junta Vs. Colorado Forensic Nursing Employment

La Junta 160
Colorado 3,660

Exactly 160 of the 3,660 forensic nursing professionals employed in Colorado, work in La Junta. The number of forensic nursing professionals in La Junta has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for forensic nursing professionals in La Junta has increased, overall employment in La Junta has also increased.

La Junta Vs. Colorado Forensic Nursing employment growth

4,280 3,950 4,020 3,770 3,660
150 220 180 No data 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: La Junta

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in La Junta

$62,470 $61,255 $67,820 No data $72,060
$29,710 $31,070 $32,410 No data $33,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in La Junta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in La Junta

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in La Junta has grown, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have also increased. La Junta forensic nursing professionals made $72,060 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in La Junta was $62,470 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in La Junta.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in La Junta

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Forensic nursing professionals make a median salary of $70,870 per year in La Junta. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,820 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $95,520 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in La Junta

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in La Junta


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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In La Junta


There is one degree and certificate program in forensic nursing offered by La Junta's forensic nursing school.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In La Junta


Approximately 33 students graduated from forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in La Junta, Colorado

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