Forensic Nurse (RN) Salary

A Forensic Nurse (RN) earns an average wage of $34.00 per hour.

$25.17 - $49.66
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$25
$34
$50
MEDIAN: $34.00
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Hourly Rate
$25.17 - $49.66  
   
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$49,643 - $104,698  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | 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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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%
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