Forensic Nursing Schools
In Mission Viejo, California

In Mission Viejo, there is only one forensic nursing school where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The trends in Mission Viejo's forensic nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Nursing


Professional Trends

Mission Viejo Vs. California Forensic Nursing Employment

Mission Viejo 2,140
California 29,560

Of the 29,560 forensic nursing professionals employed in California, 2,140 work in Mission Viejo. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forensic nursing professionals in Mission Viejo has grown by 27%. Overall employment in Mission Viejo has decreased.

Mission Viejo Vs. California Forensic Nursing employment growth

22,220 26,810 29,600 29,970 29,560
1,690 1,950 2,000 1,980 2,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Mission Viejo

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Mission Viejo

$82,260 $77,925 $79,840 $98,360 $81,440
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Mission Viejo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Mission Viejo

In Mission Viejo, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have decreased. Mission Viejo forensic nursing professionals made $81,440 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic nursing professionals in Mission Viejo made an average salary of $82,260 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Mission Viejo.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Mission Viejo

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Forensic nursing professionals make a median salary of $68,895 per year in Mission Viejo. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 200%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,470 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $133,385 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Mission Viejo

Forensic Science
Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Mission Viejo


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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Mission Viejo


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

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Mission Viejo


In 2010 approximately 223 students completed forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Mission Viejo, California

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