Forensic Nurse (RN) Salary (United States)

A Forensic Nurse (RN) earns an average salary of $57,613 per year.
Forensic Nurse (RN) Salary (?
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$42,282 - $113,235
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $57,613
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Forensic Nurse (RN) Salary (?
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$10.07 - $49.66
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$42,282 - $113,235  
   
Total Pay (?
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$42,282 - $103,302  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $49.66  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,282 - $103,302  
   
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Forensic Nurse (RN)

  • Help investigate crimes by collecting evidence and testifying in courts about their interaction with patients.
  • Help investigate deaths, trauma, drug abuse, and environmental and public hazards on an on-call basis.
  • Provide assessment, screening, treatment, and forensic evidence collection for victims of crimes including sexual assault.

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Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%
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