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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Portland, Oregon

The city of Portland has 6 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 Portland, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Forensic Nursing Employment

Portland 2,170
Oregon 3,500

Of the 3,500 forensic nursing professionals employed in Oregon, 2,170 work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forensic nursing professionals in Portland has grown by 27%. Overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Forensic Nursing employment growth

2,980 3,100 3,330 3,460 3,500
1,710 1,830 2,000 2,060 2,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$88,985 $81,310 $79,425 $84,135 $86,350
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for forensic nursing professionals in Portland have decreased. In 2010 forensic nursing professionals in Portland reportedly earned an average salary of $86,350 per year. The average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Portland was $88,985 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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90th percentile

Forensic nursing professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $78,585. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,510 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,550 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Portland

Forensic Science
Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Portland


Many of Portland's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's forensic nursing schools offer 6 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Portland


Approximately 793 students graduated from forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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