Forensic Science Schools In Louisiana

Forensic Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited forensic science schools in Louisiana. The trends in Louisiana's forensic science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forensic science includes forensic science training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Science Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Science


Schools

  1. Louisiana State University Eunice

    2048 Johnson Hwy, Eunice, Louisiana 70535

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  2. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

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  3. Our Lady of the Lake College

    7434 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Forensic Science Employment

Louisiana 90
National 12,390

Approximately 1% of the country's forensic science professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Forensic science professionals In Louisiana

80 120 120 120 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, the field of forensic science is growing. There were 10 more forensic science professionals working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forensic science has grown by 13% in Louisiana. 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 Louisiana

$42,210 $56,280 $59,010 $61,570 $48,520
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forensic science professionals is increasing in Louisiana. In 2006 forensic science professionals made a mean salary of $42,210 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,520 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$30,300
25th percentile
$35,840
50th percentile
$46,430
75th percentile
$59,100
90th percentile
$71,800

This represents a 13% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 137% pay differential between the highest paid forensic science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic science in Louisiana.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Computer Forensics
$54,185
Criminal Justice
$39,881
Criminology
$49,080
Forensic Accounting
$52,097
Forensic Nursing
$40,600
Forensic Psychology
$76,015
Forensic Science
$48,520

Forensic science professionals in Louisiana earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

As the number of forensic science professionals is increasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited forensic science schools in Louisiana state is also increasing. In Louisiana, there were 3 graduates in 2006. And there were 10 graduates from forensic science courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of forensic science school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana by 233%. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an bachelor's degree in forensic science.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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