Forensic Nursing Schools
In Washington DC

Forensic Nursing faculty can choose to work at one of 4 forensic nursing schools in Washington. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in Washington, and the future trends. Academia in forensic nursing includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Forensic Nursing Employment

Washington DC 5,950
Washington DC 2,790

Exactly 5,950 of Washington DC's 2,790 forensic nursing professionals work in Washington. The number of forensic nursing professionals in Washington has grown by 55% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Washington has increased, overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Forensic Nursing employment growth

1,600 1,610 2,210 2,440 2,790
3,830 3,660 4,300 4,970 5,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$96,620 $99,935 $99,035 $101,565 $101,845
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

Salaries for forensic nursing professionals in Washington have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $101,845 per year was earned by forensic nursing professionals in Washington. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Washington was $96,620 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Forensic nursing professionals in Washington make a median yearly salary of $100,415. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 140%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $61,410 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $147,430 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Forensic Science
Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Washington DC


There are 4 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city. Many of Washington's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Washington DC


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in forensic nursing offered by Washington's forensic nursing schools.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Washington DC


Approximately 309 students completed forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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