Dyersburg has a total population of 17,452 and a student population of 3,470. Of these students, 3,395 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Dyersburg, by student population, is Dyersburg State Community College. In 2010, Dyersburg State Community College graduated approximately 65 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 65 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Dyersburg's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,934 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dyersburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,180 forensic nurses in Tennessee. Of these forensic nurses, 360 were working in the greater Dyersburg area. The number of forensic nurses in Dyersburg is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Dyersburg is $61,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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