Forensic Nursing Schools In Oregon

Oregon has 21 accredited forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty who teach forensic nursing classes can find employment. The trends in Oregon's forensic nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forensic nursing includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Central Oregon Community College

    2600 NW College Way, Bend, Oregon 97701

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  2. Chemeketa Community College

    4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, Oregon 97305

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  3. Clackamas Community College

    19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, Oregon 97045-8980

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  4. Clatsop Community College

    1653 Jerome Ave, Astoria, Oregon 97103

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  5. Concordia University in Portland

    2811 NE Holman Street, Portland, Oregon 97211-6099

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  6. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

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  7. ITT Technical Institute-Portland

    9500 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland, Oregon 97220

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  8. Lane Community College

    4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene, Oregon 97405-0640

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  9. Linn-Benton Community College

    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, Oregon 97321

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  10. Mt Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon 97030

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  11. Oregon Health & Science University

    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

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  12. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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  13. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

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  14. Rogue Community College

    3345 Redwood Hwy, Grants Pass, Oregon 97527-9291

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  15. Southwestern Oregon Community College

    1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420-2193

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  16. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, Oregon 97914

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  17. Umpqua Community College

    1140 College Rd., Roseburg, Oregon 97470-0226

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  18. Columbia Gorge Community College

    400 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, Oregon 97058

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  19. Oregon Coast Community College

    400 SE College Way, Newport, Oregon 97366

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  20. Linfield College-Nursing & Health Sciences

    2255 NW Northrup St, Portland, Oregon 97210-2932

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  21. Linfield College-Adult Degree Program

    900 SE Baker Street, McMinnville, Oregon 97128-6894

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Oregon 3,500
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Oregon

2,980 3,100 3,330 3,460 3,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, the field of forensic nursing is growing. There were 520 more forensic nursing professionals working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 17% growth in the field. This growth is faster 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 Oregon

$91,530 $83,390 $71,760 $76,900 $80,315
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forensic nursing professionals are declining in Oregon. Forensic nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $91,530 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $80,315 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$41,995
25th percentile
$56,635
50th percentile
$74,185
75th percentile
$92,445
90th percentile
$121,565

This represents a decline in salaries of 14%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Oregon, 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 189%

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Oregon

BSN
$75,350
Forensic Nursing
$80,315
Forensic Science
$57,080

In Oregon, 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 Oregon

associate
14
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total23

A majority of these graduates, or 61%, graduated with a associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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The number of forensic nursing faculty, growth in the field of forensic nursing academia and forensic nursing faculty salaries in Oregon, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching forensic nursing courses to students at the certificate in forensic nursing, associates degree in forensic nursing, bachelors degree in forensic nursing, and doctoral 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 Oregon. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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