Forensic Nursing Schools
In Worcester, Massachusetts

In Worcester, there are 4 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 Worcester, which includes 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


Professional Trends

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Forensic Nursing Employment

Worcester 740
Massachusetts 10,350

Of the 10,350 forensic nursing professionals employed in Massachusetts, 740 work in Worcester. There has been a 45% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Worcester between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for forensic nursing professionals in Worcester has increased, overall employment in Worcester has also increased.

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Forensic Nursing employment growth

9,140 8,910 9,250 10,050 10,350
510 760 810 840 740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Worcester

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Worcester

$82,770 $80,685 $80,890 $81,315 $99,490
$42,280 $43,440 $45,490 $46,790 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Worcester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Worcester

Salaries for forensic nursing professionals in Worcester have increased. Worcester forensic nursing professionals made $99,490 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Worcester was $82,770 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Worcester.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Worcester

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Forensic nursing professionals make a median salary of $96,400 per year in Worcester. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 141%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $59,140 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $142,310 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Worcester

Forensic Nursing

Worcester forensic nursing professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Worcester


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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Worcester


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in forensic nursing offered by Worcester's forensic nursing schools.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Worcester


Approximately 250 students graduated from forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Worcester, Massachusetts

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of forensic nursing faculty in Worcester, growth in the field of forensic nursing academia and faculty salaries in Worcester. If you are involved in teaching forensic nursing courses to students at the certificate in forensic nursing, associates degree in forensic nursing, bachelors degree in forensic nursing, masters degree in forensic nursing, and doctoral degree in forensic nursing levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of forensic nursing in Worcester. The data we have gathered thus far will be available for you to view once you have submitted your information.


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