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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In Pittsburgh, there are 10 forensic nursing 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 Pittsburgh, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Forensic Nursing Employment

Pittsburgh 2,370
Pennsylvania 13,110

Of the 13,110 forensic nursing professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 2,370 work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forensic nursing professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 11%. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Forensic Nursing employment growth

14,320 14,590 13,910 12,730 13,110
2,660 2,680 2,770 2,460 2,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$63,810 $63,200 $67,835 $69,005 $73,310
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 Pittsburgh forensic nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $73,310. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic nursing professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $63,810 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $70,105. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $112,260 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Pittsburgh


Many of Pittsburgh's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 10 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh's forensic nursing schools offer 14 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Pittsburgh


In 2010 approximately 1,248 students completed forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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The number of forensic nursing faculty, growth in the field of forensic nursing academia and forensic nursing faculty salaries in Pittsburgh, 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, masters degree in forensic nursing, and doctoral 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 Pittsburgh. A summary of the data collected thus far will be available to you once you have submitted your information.


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