Forensic Nursing Schools
In Portland, Maine

In Portland, there is only one forensic nursing school where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The trends in Portland's forensic nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Maine Forensic Nursing Employment

Portland 440
Maine 1,610

Exactly 440 of Maine's 1,610 forensic nursing professionals work in Portland. The number of forensic nursing professionals in Portland has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for forensic nursing professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Maine Forensic Nursing employment growth

1,710 1,750 1,600 1,720 1,610
480 540 520 510 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$102,965 $102,365 $112,170 $102,210 $93,720
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have decreased. In 2010 Portland forensic nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $93,720. The average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Portland was $102,965 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Portland

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Portland forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $82,730. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,170 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 194% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Portland

Forensic Nursing

On average forensic nursing professionals in Portland earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Portland.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Portland


There is only one accredited forensic nursing school in the city. Many of Portland's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of this school.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Portland


There is one degree and certificate program in forensic nursing offered by Portland's forensic nursing school.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Portland


In 2010 approximately 165 students completed forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Portland, Maine

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