Forensic Nursing Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

The city of New Orleans has 5 schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the city of New Orleans, which encompasses forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Forensic Nursing Employment

New Orleans 840
Louisiana 3,860

Of the 3,860 forensic nursing professionals employed in Louisiana, 840 work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, in New Orleans, there has been a 26% decline in the number of forensic nursing professionals. As the number of forensic nursing professionals in New Orleans has decreased, overall employment in New Orleans has increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Forensic Nursing employment growth

4,360 4,300 3,840 3,850 3,860
1,130 1,200 750 820 840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$58,460 $57,815 $65,745 $88,010 $91,870
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in New Orleans has shrunk, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 New Orleans forensic nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $91,870. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in New Orleans was $58,460 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
$56,070
25th percentile
$66,140
50th percentile
$82,470
75th percentile
$103,880
90th percentile
$135,830

New Orleans forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $82,470. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $56,070 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 142% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in New Orleans

BSN
$65,670
Forensic Nursing
$91,870

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in New Orleans

5

Many of New Orleans' forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In New Orleans

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

New Orleans' forensic nursing schools offer 5 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In New Orleans

associate
246
bachelor
277
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total523

In 2010 approximately 523 students completed forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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The number of forensic nursing faculty, growth in the field of forensic nursing academia and forensic nursing faculty salaries in New Orleans, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching forensic nursing courses to students at the associates degree in forensic nursing, and bachelors degree in forensic nursing levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of forensic nursing in New Orleans. Once you have submitted your information an outline of the data we have collected up until now will be available for you to view.

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