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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Salem, Oregon

There is only one forensic nursing school in Salem for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic nursing and forensic nursing education in Salem, which includes forensic nursing training at the forensic nursing associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Oregon Forensic Nursing Employment

Salem 270
Oregon 3,500

Exactly 270 of the 3,500 forensic nursing professionals employed in Oregon, work in Salem. The number of forensic nursing professionals in Salem has grown by 35% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Salem has also increased.

Salem Vs. Oregon Forensic Nursing employment growth

2,980 3,100 3,330 3,460 3,500
200 170 200 220 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$85,170 $89,110 $83,250 $89,300 $94,430
$35,520 $36,670 $37,690 $39,140 $40,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Salem has grown, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have also increased. Salem forensic nursing professionals made $94,430 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic nursing professionals in Salem made an average salary of $85,170 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Salem.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Salem

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Forensic nursing professionals in Salem make a median yearly salary of $85,220. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $64,390 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $131,310 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Salem

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Salem


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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Salem


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

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Salem


Approximately 40 students completed forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Salem, Oregon

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