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Forensic Nursing Schools
In West Columbia, South Carolina

In West Columbia, there is only one forensic nursing school where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the city of West Columbia, which encompasses forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Forensic Nursing Employment

West Columbia 1,150
South Carolina 4,920

Exactly 1,150 of the 4,920 forensic nursing professionals employed in South Carolina, work in West Columbia. The number of forensic nursing professionals in West Columbia has grown by 69% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of forensic nursing professionals in West Columbia has increased, overall employment in West Columbia has also increased.

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Forensic Nursing employment growth

3,930 3,390 3,910 4,470 4,920
680 650 790 910 1,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: West Columbia

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in West Columbia

$72,500 $75,350 $67,305 $69,515 $71,785
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in West Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Columbia

In West Columbia, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $71,785 per year was earned by forensic nursing professionals in West Columbia. The average salary for forensic nursing professionals in West Columbia was $72,500 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in West Columbia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in West Columbia

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West Columbia forensic nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $65,850. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,960 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 120% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in West Columbia

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in West Columbia


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

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In West Columbia


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in forensic nursing offered by West Columbia's forensic nursing schools.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In West Columbia


Approximately 463 students completed forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in West Columbia, South Carolina

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