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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Oakland, California

In Oakland, there are 3 forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the city of Oakland, which encompasses forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Forensic Nursing Employment

Oakland 2,750
California 29,560

Exactly 2,750 of the 29,560 forensic nursing professionals employed in California, work in Oakland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forensic nursing professionals in Oakland has grown by 66%. Overall employment in Oakland has also increased.

Oakland Vs. California Forensic Nursing employment growth

22,220 26,810 29,600 29,970 29,560
1,660 1,780 2,130 2,290 2,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$100,920 $104,030 $122,140 $129,770 $107,820
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

In Oakland, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 Oakland forensic nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $107,820. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Oakland was $100,920 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Oakland.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Oakland

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Forensic nursing professionals in Oakland earn a median salary of $101,070 per year. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $56,460 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $157,210 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Oakland

Forensic Science
Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Oakland


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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Oakland


Oakland's forensic nursing schools offer 4 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Oakland


Approximately 463 students completed forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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