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Forensic Nurse Salary

How much does a Forensic Nurse make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Forensic Nurse

$80,733 (USD)/yr

$39 (USD)/hr

$1,324 (USD)/yr

$79,697 (USD)/yr

$38 (USD)/hr

$1,324 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Includes Clinical Nurse Specialists. Excludes “Nurse Anesthetists” (29-1151), “Nurse Midwives” (29-1161), and “Nurse Practitioners” (29-1171).
The average forensic nurse salary in United States is $80,733 or an equivalent hourly rate of $39. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,324. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$57,327 (USD)

$99,954 (USD)

Education

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Salary Potential

$93,591 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Forensic Nurse will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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