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Forensic Nursing Schools
In Wilmington, North Carolina

In Wilmington, there are 2 forensic nursing 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 Wilmington, which includes forensic nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Wilmington Vs. North Carolina Forensic Nursing Employment

Wilmington 260
North Carolina 8,870

Of the 8,870 forensic nursing professionals employed in North Carolina, 260 work in Wilmington. There has been a 13% growth in the number of forensic nursing professionals in Wilmington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for forensic nursing professionals in Wilmington has increased, overall employment in Wilmington has also increased.

Wilmington Vs. North Carolina Forensic Nursing employment growth

7,730 8,010 8,420 8,870 8,870
230 200 250 270 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Wilmington

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Wilmington

$79,310 $89,160 $87,610 $80,700 $86,130
$32,580 $33,950 $35,260 $36,570 $38,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Wilmington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilmington

In Wilmington, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 Wilmington forensic nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $86,130. Forensic nursing professionals in Wilmington made a yearly average salary of $79,310, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Wilmington.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Wilmington

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Forensic nursing professionals in Wilmington earn a median salary of $77,450 per year. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,530 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 168% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Wilmington

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Wilmington


There are 2 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city. Many of Wilmington's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Wilmington


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

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Wilmington


In 2010 approximately 159 students graduated from forensic nursing courses.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Wilmington, North Carolina

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