Forensic Nursing Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

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

  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Masters degree in Forensic Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Forensic Nursing Employment

Lafayette 200
Louisiana 3,860

Exactly 200 of the 3,860 forensic nursing professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Lafayette. There has been a 17% decline in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Lafayette between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lafayette has also decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Forensic Nursing employment growth

4,360 4,300 3,840 3,850 3,860
240 230 200 200 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$86,595 $68,230 $72,790 $78,390 $81,720
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Lafayette has shrunk, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have also decreased. In 2010 forensic nursing professionals in Lafayette reportedly earned an average salary of $81,720 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic nursing professionals in Lafayette made an average salary of $86,595 per year. The decline in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in Lafayette is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$50,610
25th percentile
$63,720
50th percentile
$78,420
75th percentile
$97,720
90th percentile
$114,460

Forensic nursing professionals in Lafayette make a median yearly salary of $78,420. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 126%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $50,610 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $114,460 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Lafayette

BSN
$70,480
Forensic Nursing
$81,720

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Lafayette

1

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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
141
master
16
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total157

Approximately 157 students completed forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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