Forensic Science Schools In Nebraska

In Nebraska, there are 2 accredited schools where forensic science classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic science in the state of Nebraska, which encompasses forensic science training at the following levels:


  1. Nebraska Wesleyan University

    5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504-2794

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Forensic Science Employment

Nebraska 80
National 12,390

Of all of the forensic science professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Forensic science professionals In Nebraska

70 80 80 120 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forensic Science is a growing field in Nebraska. In 2010 there were 10 more forensic science professionals working in Nebraska than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nebraska, this field has grown by 14% in four years. 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 Nebraska

$35,710 $35,780 $37,040 $41,090 $50,645
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of forensic science professionals is growing, the salaries paid to forensic science professionals are decreasing in Nebraska.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Nebraska

No data at this time.

This represents a decline in salaries of 100%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Computer Forensics
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Nursing
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science

Forensic science professionals in Nebraska earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited forensic science schools in Nebraska is decreasing. In 2006 there were 44 forensic science graduates from forensic science courses in Nebraska and in 2010 there were 41 graduates.

This represents a 7% decrease in the number of forensic science degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in forensic science.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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