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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

The city of Detroit has 3 schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in Detroit, and the future trends. Academia in forensic nursing includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Forensic Nursing Employment

Detroit 2,250
Michigan 11,650

Exactly 2,250 of Michigan's 11,650 forensic nursing professionals work in Detroit. There has been a 16% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Detroit between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for forensic nursing professionals in Detroit has increased, overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Forensic Nursing employment growth

9,490 9,400 10,180 11,440 11,650
1,940 1,870 2,040 2,520 2,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$96,440 $79,435 $80,250 $75,350 $83,245
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Detroit has grown, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have decreased. Detroit forensic nursing professionals made $83,245 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Detroit was $96,440 per year. The decline in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in Detroit is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Detroit

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90th percentile

Detroit forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $76,840. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 161%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,880 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $125,010 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Detroit

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Detroit


Many of Detroit's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Detroit


Detroit's forensic nursing schools offer 5 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Detroit


In 2010 approximately 580 students completed forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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