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Forensic Nursing Schools In Nevada

Forensic Nursing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited forensic nursing schools in Nevada. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic nursing and forensic nursing training in Nevada, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

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  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

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  3. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Great Basin College

    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

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  5. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

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  6. Western Nevada College

    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. ITT Technical Institute-Henderson

    168 N Gibson Rd, Henderson, Nevada 89014

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  8. Nevada State College

    1125 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89002

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  9. University of Southern Nevada

    11 Sunset Way, Henderson, Nevada 89014

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  10. Touro University Nevada

    874 American Pacific Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89014

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Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Nevada 1,940
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Nevada

2,150 2,280 2,080 1,900 1,940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, forensic nursing is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 210 less forensic nursing professionals working in Nevada than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forensic nursing has shrunk by 10% in Nevada. This is slower than the trend for forensic nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic nursing professionals has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$104,265 $97,685 $77,705 $81,790 $86,675
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forensic nursing professionals is decreasing in Nevada. In 2006 forensic nursing professionals made a mean salary of $104,265 per year, and in 2010 they made $86,675 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Nevada

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This represents a decline in salaries of 20%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Nevada state, within the field of forensic nursing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forensic nursing professionals earn 252% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Nevada

Forensic Nursing

Forensic nursing professionals in Nevada earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


Most of these graduates, or 43%, earned a associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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The number of forensic nursing faculty, growth in the field of forensic nursing academia and forensic nursing faculty salaries in Nevada, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching forensic nursing courses to students at the certificate in forensic nursing, associates degree in forensic nursing, bachelors degree in forensic nursing, and masters degree in forensic nursing levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of forensic nursing in Nevada. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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