With an overall population of 26,307 and a student population of 7,753, approximately 7,464 of Paducah students attend one of Paducah's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Paducah, by student population, is West Kentucky Community and Technical College. In 2010, approximately 75 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Paducah's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Paducah, your job prospects are good. There were 4,550 forensic nurses working in Kentucky and 410 working in the greater Paducah area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Paducah is expected 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 Paducah is $58,090 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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