Salem has a general population of 2,006 and an overall student population of 751. Approximately 751 of Salem's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Salem, by student population, is Salem International University. In 2010, Salem International University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,280 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Salem. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,400 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 $13,680.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Salem, your job prospects are average. There were 1,800 forensic nurses working in West Virginia and 310 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. Salem's forensic nurse workforce is projected to 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 Salem is $61,520 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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