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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

Forensic Nursing faculty can choose to work at one of 2 forensic nursing schools in Columbia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the city of Columbia, which encompasses forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Forensic Nursing Employment

Columbia 170
Missouri 4,600

Exactly 170 of the 4,600 forensic nursing professionals employed in Missouri, work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forensic nursing professionals in Columbia has grown by 31%. As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Forensic Nursing employment growth

5,800 4,740 4,190 4,590 4,600
130 150 150 160 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$86,270 $88,160 $81,470 $81,920 $82,090
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Columbia has grown, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have decreased. In 2010 Columbia forensic nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $82,090. Forensic nursing professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $86,270, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Columbia

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Forensic nursing professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $77,930 per year. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,850 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $136,970 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Columbia

Forensic Nursing

Columbia 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 Columbia


There are 2 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city. Many of Columbia's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's forensic nursing schools offer 3 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Columbia


Approximately 348 students completed forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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