With an overall population of 18,397 and a student population of 3,155, approximately 3,155 of Port Angeles students attend one of Port Angeles's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Peninsula College is the largest forensic nursing school in Port Angeles, based on student population. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from Peninsula College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Port Angeles's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Port Angeles, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,108.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Port Angeles, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,280 forensic nurses in Washington State. Of these forensic nurses, 90 were working in the greater Port Angeles area. Port Angeles's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Port Angeles is $85,670 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.