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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Decorah, Iowa

There is only one forensic nursing school in Decorah for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic nursing and forensic nursing education in Decorah, which includes forensic nursing training at the forensic nursing bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Decorah Vs. Iowa Forensic Nursing Employment

Decorah 230
Iowa 4,070

Of the 4,070 forensic nursing professionals employed in Iowa, 230 work in Decorah. The number of forensic nursing professionals in Decorah has shrunk by 21% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Decorah has decreased, overall employment in Decorah has also decreased.

Decorah Vs. Iowa Forensic Nursing employment growth

4,660 4,460 4,180 4,080 4,070
290 280 320 No data 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Decorah

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Decorah

$104,695 $65,340 $68,340 No data $70,970
$29,370 $30,580 $32,250 No data $33,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Decorah
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decorah

Salaries for forensic nursing professionals in Decorah have decreased. In 2010 Decorah forensic nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $70,970. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic nursing professionals in Decorah made an average salary of $104,695 per year. The decline in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in Decorah is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Decorah

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Forensic nursing professionals make a median salary of $66,200 per year in Decorah. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $49,740 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $101,420 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Decorah

Forensic Nursing

On average forensic nursing professional salaries in Decorah are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Decorah


There is only one accredited forensic nursing school in the city. Many of Decorah's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of this school.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Decorah


Decorah's forensic nursing school offers one forensic nursing degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Decorah


In 2010 approximately 27 students graduated from forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Decorah, Iowa

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