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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Los Angeles, California

There are 7 forensic nursing schools in Los Angeles for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in Los Angeles, and the future trends. Academia in forensic nursing includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Forensic Nursing Employment

Los Angeles 8,200
California 29,560

Exactly 8,200 of California's 29,560 forensic nursing professionals work in Los Angeles. There has been a 32% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Los Angeles between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Los Angeles has increased, overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Forensic Nursing employment growth

22,220 26,810 29,600 29,970 29,560
6,190 7,030 8,070 8,050 8,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$88,180 $88,915 $86,785 $80,360 $84,185
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Los Angeles has grown, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have decreased. Los Angeles forensic nursing professionals made $84,185 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic nursing professionals in Los Angeles made an average salary of $88,180 per year. The decline in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in Los Angeles is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Los Angeles

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90th percentile

Forensic nursing professionals in Los Angeles earn a median salary of $73,650 per year. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,875 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $133,355 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Los Angeles


There are 7 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city. Many of Los Angeles' forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Los Angeles


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in forensic nursing offered by Los Angeles' forensic nursing schools.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Los Angeles


In 2010 approximately 992 students graduated from forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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