Lake Worth has a general population of 35,133 and an overall student population of 29,308. Approximately 28,017 of Lake Worth's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Lake Worth, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Palm Beach State College. In 2010, Palm Beach State College graduated approximately 173 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 173 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Lake Worth's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Lake Worth, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,990.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,750 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lake Worth, your job prospects are good. There were 8,660 forensic nurses working in Florida and 750 working in the greater Lake Worth area in 2010. Lake Worth's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 18% 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 Lake Worth is $86,450 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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