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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Sacramento, California

The city of Sacramento has 5 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 Sacramento, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Forensic Nursing Employment

Sacramento 2,110
California 29,560

Of the 29,560 forensic nursing professionals employed in California, 2,110 work in Sacramento. There has been a 80% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Sacramento between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Sacramento has increased, overall employment in Sacramento has decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Forensic Nursing employment growth

22,220 26,810 29,600 29,970 29,560
1,170 1,480 1,830 2,020 2,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$82,440 $85,970 $99,760 $101,305 $98,800
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Sacramento has grown, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have also increased. In 2010 Sacramento forensic nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $98,800. The average salary for forensic nursing professionals in Sacramento was $82,440 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in Sacramento is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Sacramento

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

Sacramento forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $92,615. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 170%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,390 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $122,370 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Forensic Science
Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Sacramento


Many of Sacramento's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Sacramento


Sacramento's forensic nursing schools offer 7 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Sacramento


Approximately 593 students graduated from forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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