With an overall population of 108,787 and a student population of 61,766, approximately 29,282 of Clearwater students attend one of Clearwater's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Clearwater, by student population, is St Petersburg College. Approximately 462 students graduated in 2010 from St Petersburg College with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 462 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Clearwater in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Clearwater was $2,614 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 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 Clearwater, your job prospects are good. There were 8,660 forensic nurses working in Florida and 1,350 working in the greater Clearwater area in 2010. Clearwater's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Clearwater is $88,600 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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