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In Las Vegas, Nevada

The city of Las Vegas has 3 schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic nursing and forensic nursing education in Las Vegas, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Masters degree in Forensic Nursing


Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Forensic Nursing Employment

Las Vegas 1,340
Nevada 1,940

Of the 1,940 forensic nursing professionals employed in Nevada, 1,340 work in Las Vegas. There has been a 8% decline in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Las Vegas between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Las Vegas has also decreased.

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Forensic Nursing employment growth

2,150 2,280 2,080 1,900 1,940
1,460 1,550 1,430 1,330 1,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$94,295 $73,940 $77,600 $94,600 $75,760
$35,510 $37,020 $38,720 $40,070 $40,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

Salaries for forensic nursing professionals in Las Vegas have decreased. Las Vegas forensic nursing professionals made $75,760 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Las Vegas was $94,295 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Vegas.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $76,585. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,205 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $110,180 per year.

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

Forensic Nursing

Forensic nursing professional salaries in Las Vegas are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Las Vegas


There are 3 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city. Many of Las Vegas' forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Las Vegas


Las Vegas' forensic nursing schools offer 4 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Las Vegas


In 2010 approximately 417 students completed forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada

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