Forensic Nursing Schools
In Lake Charles, Louisiana

There is only one forensic nursing school in Lake Charles for faculty to choose from. The trends in Lake Charles' 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
  • Masters degree in Forensic Nursing


Professional Trends

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Forensic Nursing Employment

Lake Charles 120
Louisiana 3,860

Exactly 120 of Louisiana's 3,860 forensic nursing professionals work in Lake Charles. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lake Charles, there has been a 33% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals. Overall employment in Lake Charles has decreased.

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Forensic Nursing employment growth

4,360 4,300 3,840 3,850 3,860
90 110 120 130 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Charles

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Lake Charles

$64,910 $65,830 $62,620 $64,800 $66,000
$32,170 $33,700 $34,930 $35,940 $36,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Lake Charles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Charles

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Lake Charles has grown, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have also increased. Lake Charles forensic nursing professionals made $66,000 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Lake Charles was $64,910 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lake Charles.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Lake Charles

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Lake Charles forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $62,630. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 83%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,380 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $86,660 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Lake Charles

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Lake Charles


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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Lake Charles


Lake Charles' forensic nursing schools offer 3 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Lake Charles


In 2010 approximately 208 students completed forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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