Forensic Science Schools In Alabama

Forensic Science classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited forensic science school in Alabama. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic science academic community in Alabama, and the future trends in forensic science training at the forensic science masters degree level.


Schools

  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Forensic Science Employment

Alabama 170
National 12,390

Of all of the forensic science professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Forensic science professionals In Alabama

0 50 160 180 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forensic Science is a growing field in Alabama. There were 170 more forensic science professionals working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of forensic science professionals has grown by 100%. This is faster than the trend for forensic science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic science professionals has grown by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Science VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$42,200 $41,180 $53,390 $53,490 $54,050
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alabama, as the number of forensic science professionals is growing, the salaries earned by forensic science professionals are increasing. In 2006 forensic science professionals made a mean salary of $42,200 per year, and in 2010 they made $54,050 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$34,390
25th percentile
$41,090
50th percentile
$48,320
75th percentile
$63,380
90th percentile
$84,930

This represents a 22% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of forensic science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid forensic science professionals earning 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alabama state.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Alabama

Computer Forensics
$59,545
Criminal Justice
$40,720
Criminology
$51,545
Forensic Accounting
$60,073
Forensic Nursing
$89,420
Forensic Psychology
$81,270
Forensic Science
$54,050

In Alabama, forensic science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forensic Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

As the number of forensic science professionals is increasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited forensic science school in Alabama state is also increasing. In Alabama, there were 8 graduates in 2006. And there were 10 graduates from forensic science courses in 2010.

This represents a 25% increase in the number of forensic science degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in forensic science.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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