Forensic Nursing Schools In Washington State

Washington State has 42 accredited forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty who teach forensic nursing classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the state of Washington State, which encompasses forensic nursing training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bellevue College

    3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, Washington 98007-6484

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  2. Bellingham Technical College

    3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225-1599

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  3. Big Bend Community College

    7662 Chanute St, Moses Lake, Washington 98837-3299

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  4. Centralia College

    600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia, Washington 98531-4099

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  5. Clark College

    1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, Washington 98663-3598

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  6. Clover Park Technical College

    4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499-4004

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  7. Columbia Basin College

    2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, Washington 99301

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  8. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  9. Edmonds Community College

    20000 68th Ave W, Lynnwood, Washington 98036-5912

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  10. Everett Community College

    2000 Tower Street, Everett, Washington 98201

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  11. Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

    9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington 98498-1999

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  12. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  13. Grays Harbor College

    1620 Edward P Smith Drive, Aberdeen, Washington 98520-7599

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  14. Green River Community College

    12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, Washington 98092-3622

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  15. Highline Community College

    2400 S 240th St, Des Moines, Washington 98198-9800

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  16. Lake Washington Technical College

    11605 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98034-8506

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  17. Lower Columbia College

    1600 Maple Street, Longview, Washington 98632-0310

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  18. Seattle Community College-North Campus

    9600 College Way North, Seattle, Washington 98103-3599

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  19. Northwest University

    5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98083-0579

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  20. Olympic College

    1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, Washington 98337-1699

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  21. Pacific Lutheran University

    1010 122nd St So, Tacoma, Washington 98447-0003

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  22. Peninsula College

    1502 E Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles, Washington 98362

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  23. Seattle Community College-South Campus

    6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, Washington 98106-1499

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  24. Seattle Community College-Central Campus

    1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98122

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  25. Seattle Pacific University

    3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, Washington 98119-1997

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  26. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  27. Shoreline Community College

    16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, Washington 98133-5696

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  28. Skagit Valley College

    2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

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  29. South Puget Sound Community College

    2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, Washington 98512-6292

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  30. Spokane Community College

    1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

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  31. Spokane Falls Community College

    3410 W Fort George Wright Dr, Spokane, Washington 99224-5288

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  32. Tacoma Community College

    6501 S 19th St, Tacoma, Washington 98466-6100

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  33. Walla Walla Community College

    500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla, Washington 99362-9267

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  34. Walla Walla University

    204 S College Ave, College Place, Washington 99324-1198

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  35. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

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  36. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

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  37. Wenatchee Valley College

    1300 Fifth St, Wenatchee, Washington 98801-1799

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  38. Whitworth University

    300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99251

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  39. Yakima Valley Community College

    South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, Washington 98907-2520

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  40. University of Washington-Bothell Campus

    18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, Washington 98011-8246

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  41. University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

    1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, Washington 98402-3100

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  42. Pierce College at Puyallup

    1601 39th Ave SE, Puyallup, Washington 98374-2222

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Washington State 6,240
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Washington State

3,040 3,130 3,650 4,410 6,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of forensic nursing professionals is growing in Washington State. There were 3,200 more forensic nursing professionals working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forensic nursing has grown by 105% in Washington State. This is faster 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 Washington State

$87,845 $92,370 $93,325 $93,055 $91,785
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
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As the number of forensic nursing professionals is growing, the salaries paid to forensic nursing professionals are increasing in Washington State. Forensic nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $87,845 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $91,785 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$51,995
25th percentile
$66,605
50th percentile
$83,445
75th percentile
$104,705
90th percentile
$135,520

This represents a 4% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of forensic nursing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid forensic nursing professionals earning 161% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington State state.

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

BSN
$73,680
Forensic Nursing
$91,785
Forensic Science
$54,880

In Washington State, forensic nursing professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
30
bachelor
13
master
5
doctor
2
Certificate
1
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A majority of these graduates, or 59%, graduated with an associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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