Forensic Nursing Schools In South Dakota

Forensic Nursing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited forensic nursing schools in South Dakota. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in South Dakota, and the future trends in forensic nursing training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Sioux Falls

    2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197-0001

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  2. Dakota Wesleyan University

    1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301-4398

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  3. Mount Marty College

    1105 W. 8th Street, Yankton, South Dakota 57078-3724

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  4. National American University-Rapid City

    321 Kansas City Street, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3692

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  5. National American University-Sioux Falls

    5801 South Corporate Place, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57108-4293

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  6. Oglala Lakota College

    490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, South Dakota 57752-0490

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  7. Presentation College

    1500 N Main, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-1280

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  8. South Dakota State University

    Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007-1898

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  9. Sisseton Wahpeton College

    BIA Rd 700, Sisseton, South Dakota 57262

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  10. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

South Dakota 630
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of South Dakota.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In South Dakota

580 620 630 630 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forensic Nursing is a growing field in South Dakota. In South Dakota, 50 more forensic nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Dakota, this field has grown by 9% in four years. This is slower than the trend for forensic nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic nursing professionals has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$71,660 $65,880 $67,755 $68,180 $69,575
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Dakota, as the number of forensic nursing professionals is growing, the salaries earned by forensic nursing professionals are decreasing. Forensic nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $71,660 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $69,575 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in South Dakota

10th percentile
$49,110
25th percentile
$55,165
50th percentile
$66,385
75th percentile
$80,615
90th percentile
$97,485

This represents a decline in salaries of 3%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of South Dakota, 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 99%

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in South Dakota

BSN
$54,730
Forensic Nursing
$69,575

Forensic nursing professionals in South Dakota earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota

associate
5
bachelor
7
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total13

Most of these graduates, or 54%, earned a bachelor's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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