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The average forensic nurse salary in Arizona, United States is $73,345 or an equivalent hourly rate of $35. This is 6% lower (-$4,677) than the average forensic nurse salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,203. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.
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An entry level forensic nurse (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $59,311. On the other end, a senior level forensic nurse (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $115,661.

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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).

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