Pottsville has a total population of 15,549 and a student population of 2,811. Of these students, 61 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Schuylkill Health School of Nursing is the largest forensic nursing school in Pottsville, based on student population. In 2010, Schuylkill Health School of Nursing graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a forensic nursing certificate from one of Pottsville's forensic nursing schools.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pottsville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 14,200 forensic nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these forensic nurses, 570 were working in the greater Pottsville area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Pottsville will increase by 8% 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 Pottsville is $72,700 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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