Forensic Nursing Schools
In Springfield, Illinois

In Springfield, there are 3 forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic nursing and forensic nursing education in Springfield, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Illinois Forensic Nursing Employment

Springfield 270
Illinois 10,401

Of the 550 forensic nursing professionals employed in Illinois, 270 work in Springfield. As the employment for forensic nursing professionals in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Illinois Forensic Nursing employment growth

13,190 11,530 8,460 6,207 4,555
No data 100 110 130 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$61,300 $79,390 $82,860 $85,060 $92,260
$38,260 $40,150 $41,300 $42,900 $44,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

Salaries for forensic nursing professionals in Springfield have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $92,260 per year was earned by forensic nursing professionals in Springfield. The average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Springfield was $61,300 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Springfield

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Forensic nursing professionals make a median salary of $78,030 per year in Springfield. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,580 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 199% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Springfield

Forensic Science
Forensic Nursing

On average forensic nursing professional salaries in Springfield are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Springfield


There are 3 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city. Many of Springfield's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Springfield


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

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Springfield


In 2010 approximately 146 students graduated from forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Illinois

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