Forensic Nursing Schools In Maine

There are 12 accredited forensic nursing schools in Maine for faculty who teach forensic nursing classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in Maine, and the future trends in forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Masters degree in Forensic Nursing


Schools

  1. Central Maine Community College

    1250 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-6498

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  2. Eastern Maine Community College

    354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, Maine 04401

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  3. Husson University

    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

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  4. Kennebec Valley Community College

    92 Western Ave, Fairfield, Maine 04937-1367

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  5. University of Maine at Augusta

    46 University Dr, Augusta, Maine 04330-9410

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  6. University of Maine at Fort Kent

    23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine 04743-1292

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  7. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

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  8. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

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  9. Northern Maine Community College

    33 Edgemont Dr, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2016

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  10. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

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  11. Southern Maine Community College

    2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698

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  12. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Maine 1,610
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Maine

1,710 1,750 1,600 1,720 1,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forensic Nursing is a shrinking field in Maine. In Maine, 100 less forensic nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forensic nursing has shrunk by 6% in Maine. This decline is slower than the national trend for forensic nursing professionals which shows a 10% increase in the number of forensic nursing professionals working around the nation.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$82,490 $80,965 $85,580 $69,565 $69,320
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forensic nursing professionals are declining in Maine. The mean salary for forensic nursing professionals in 2006 was $82,490 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,320 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Maine

10th percentile
$37,235
25th percentile
$51,770
50th percentile
$66,485
75th percentile
$82,845
90th percentile
$102,375

Thus, there was a 19% decline in forensic nursing professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Maine, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic nursing. The pay differential between the highest paid forensic nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 175%

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Maine

BSN
$64,650
Forensic Nursing
$69,320

In Maine, forensic nursing professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine

associate
7
bachelor
6
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total17

41% of these graduates received a associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Maine

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