Forensic Science Schools
In Tampa, Florida

There are 2 forensic science schools in Tampa for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic science and forensic science education in Tampa, which includes forensic science training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Science Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tampa Vs. Florida Forensic Science Employment

Tampa 290
Florida 1,470

Exactly 290 of the 1,470 forensic science professionals employed in Florida, work in Tampa. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tampa, there has been a 38% growth in the number of forensic science professionals. As the employment for forensic science professionals in Tampa has increased, overall employment in Tampa has also increased.

Tampa Vs. Florida Forensic Science employment growth

1,390 1,330 1,230 1,340 1,470
210 200 180 270 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Tampa

Forensic Science VS. All professions salaries in Tampa

$43,980 $44,910 $47,990 $48,100 $48,810
$36,070 $37,530 $39,140 $40,590 $41,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science in Tampa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tampa

In Tampa, salaries for forensic science professionals have increased. Tampa forensic science professionals made $48,810 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic science professionals in Tampa made an average salary of $43,980 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tampa.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Tampa

10th percentile
$32,310
25th percentile
$40,010
50th percentile
$48,200
75th percentile
$57,680
90th percentile
$68,030

Forensic science professionals in Tampa earn a median salary of $48,200 per year. The difference in pay between the forensic science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 111%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,310 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $68,030 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Tampa

Criminal Justice
$46,962
Forensic Science
$48,810
Computer Forensics
$48,810
Forensic Accounting
$55,323
Criminology
$74,520
Forensic Psychology
$75,230
Forensic Nursing
$82,145

On average forensic science professional salaries in Tampa are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Science schools in Tampa

2

Many of Tampa's forensic science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited forensic science schools in the city.

Forensic Science Programs Offered In Tampa

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in forensic science offered by Tampa's forensic science schools.

Student Completed Forensic Science Degrees In Tampa

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
13
Total14

Approximately 14 students completed forensic science courses in 2010.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Tampa, Florida

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