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Forensic Nursing Schools
In San Diego, California

In San Diego, there are 4 forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The trends in San Diego'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:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Forensic Nursing Employment

San Diego 2,330
California 29,560

Of the 29,560 forensic nursing professionals employed in California, 2,330 work in San Diego. There has been a 20% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals in San Diego between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for forensic nursing professionals in San Diego has increased, overall employment in San Diego has also increased.

San Diego Vs. California Forensic Nursing employment growth

22,220 26,810 29,600 29,970 29,560
1,940 2,230 2,290 2,210 2,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$94,785 $93,715 $88,995 $86,850 $93,115
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

In San Diego, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have decreased. In 2010 forensic nursing professionals in San Diego reportedly earned an average salary of $93,115 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic nursing professionals in San Diego made an average salary of $94,785 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Diego.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in San Diego

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Forensic nursing professionals in San Diego make a median yearly salary of $86,070. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 80%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $56,735 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $102,100 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in San Diego

Forensic Science
Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in San Diego


There are 4 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city. Many of San Diego's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In San Diego


San Diego's forensic nursing schools offer 5 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In San Diego


Approximately 432 students graduated from forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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