Forensic Nursing Schools In West Virginia

West Virginia has 19 accredited forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty who teach forensic nursing classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in West Virginia, 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. Alderson Broaddus College

    101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  2. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  3. Bluefield State College

    219 Rock St, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  4. University of Charleston

    2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25304

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  5. Davis & Elkins College

    100 Campus Dr, Elkins, West Virginia 26241-3996

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  6. Fairmont State University

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554-2470

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  7. Marshall University

    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  8. West Virginia University at Parkersburg

    300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26104

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  9. Potomac State College of West Virginia University

    101 Fort Ave, Keyser, West Virginia 26726

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  10. Salem International University

    223 W Main St, Salem, West Virginia 26426

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  11. Shepherd University

    301 N. King St, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-3210

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  12. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

    Dempsey Branch Road, Mount Gay, West Virginia 25637

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  13. West Liberty University

    Route 88, West Liberty, West Virginia 26074

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  14. West Virginia Wesleyan College

    59 College Ave, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  15. West Virginia Northern Community College

    1704 Market St., Wheeling, West Virginia 26003-3699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  16. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  17. Wheeling Jesuit University

    316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  18. Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

    103 Cole Complex, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +
  19. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

    400 West Stephen Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
    +

Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

West Virginia 1,930
National 314,380

Approximately 1% of the country's forensic nursing professionals work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In West Virginia

2,120 1,490 1,490 1,730 1,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forensic nursing professionals is shrinking in West Virginia. In 2010 there were 190 less forensic nursing professionals working in West Virginia than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% decline in the field. This decline is slower 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 West Virginia

$66,390 $69,610 $70,080 $75,810 $78,430
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forensic nursing professionals is increasing in West Virginia. The mean salary for forensic nursing professionals in 2006 was $66,390 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $78,430 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$47,780
25th percentile
$56,140
50th percentile
$69,040
75th percentile
$91,545
90th percentile
$119,350

This represents a 15% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 150% pay differential between the highest paid forensic nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic nursing in West Virginia.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in West Virginia

BSN
$54,300
Forensic Nursing
$78,430
Forensic Science
$37,610

Forensic nursing professionals in West Virginia earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia

associate
12
bachelor
12
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total27

A majority of these graduates, or 44%, graduated with a associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of forensic nursing faculty in West Virginia, growth in the field of forensic nursing academia and forensic nursing faculty salaries in West Virginia. If you are involved in teaching forensic nursing courses to students at the associates degree in forensic nursing, bachelors degree in forensic nursing, and masters degree in forensic nursing levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future forensic nursing faculty in West Virginia. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

Career Index

Your free online education database