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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

There are 2 forensic nursing schools in Las Cruces for faculty to choose from. The trends in Las Cruces' forensic nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Forensic Nursing Employment

Las Cruces 70
New Mexico 1,550

Exactly 70 of New Mexico's 1,550 forensic nursing professionals work in Las Cruces. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forensic nursing professionals in Las Cruces has shrunk by 0%. Overall employment in Las Cruces has increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Forensic Nursing employment growth

1,930 1,670 1,670 1,650 1,550
70 60 70 50 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$89,710 $86,000 $98,160 $109,860 $98,430
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

In Las Cruces, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $98,430 per year was earned by forensic nursing professionals in Las Cruces. The average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Las Cruces was $89,710 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Las Cruces

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Forensic nursing professionals make a median salary of $84,700 per year in Las Cruces. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 146%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $64,510 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $158,900 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Forensic Nursing

Las Cruces 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 Las Cruces


Many of Las Cruces' forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Las Cruces


Las Cruces' forensic nursing schools offer 3 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Las Cruces


In 2010 approximately 219 students graduated from forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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