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Forensic Nursing Schools
In San Jose, California

Forensic Nursing faculty can choose to work at one of 4 forensic nursing schools in San Jose. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic nursing and forensic nursing education in San Jose, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Forensic Nursing Employment

San Jose 1,550
California 29,560

Exactly 1,550 of California's 29,560 forensic nursing professionals work in San Jose. There has been a 49% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals in San Jose between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of forensic nursing professionals in San Jose has increased, overall employment in San Jose has decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Forensic Nursing employment growth

22,220 26,810 29,600 29,970 29,560
1,040 1,230 1,430 1,600 1,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$88,950 $92,860 $91,940 $101,650 $106,595
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in San Jose has grown, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have also increased. In 2010 San Jose forensic nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $106,595. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic nursing professionals in San Jose made an average salary of $88,950 per year. The growth in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in San Jose is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in San Jose

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San Jose forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $94,735. The difference in pay between the forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 233%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,895 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $152,845 per year.

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

Forensic Science
Forensic Nursing

San Jose forensic nursing professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in San Jose


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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In San Jose


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in forensic nursing offered by San Jose's forensic nursing schools.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In San Jose


In 2010 approximately 494 students completed forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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