With an overall population of 40,407 and a student population of 10,125, approximately 10,125 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Salem's largest forensic nursing school is Salem State University. In 2010, Salem State University graduated approximately 146 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 146 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Salem. Tuition in 2009 at Salem's forensic nursing schools was $19,443 per year for instate students and $25,583 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board at Salem-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
If you plan on staying in Salem after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Salem, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 forensic nurses in Massachusetts were working in the greater Salem area. The number of forensic nurses in Salem is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Salem is $86,250 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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