With an overall population of 93,493 and a student population of 6,776, approximately 6,691 of Compton students attend one of Compton's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Compton's largest forensic nursing school is El Camino College-Compton Center. Approximately 47 students graduated in 2010 from El Camino College-Compton Center with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Compton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $794 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Compton.
If you plan on staying in Compton after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Compton, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 forensic nurses in California were working in the greater Compton area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Compton. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Compton, you can expect to make an average salary of $99,120 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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