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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
59,680 1.8 % (4) $83,160 1.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $41,130 $56,260 $74,600 $99,640 $133,460
  (4)

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 34,310 1.11 (4) $83,240
Junior Colleges 17,840 2.50 (4) $75,430
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 4,230 0.08 (4) $121,180
Technical and Trade Schools 2,280 1.68 (4) $73,100
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 340 0.48 (4) $86,720

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 17,840 2.50 (4) $75,430
Technical and Trade Schools 2,280 1.68 (4) $73,100
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 34,310 1.11 (4) $83,240
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 340 0.48 (4) $86,720
Educational Support Services 250 0.13 (4) $67,350

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 4,230 0.08 (4) $121,180
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 110 0.05 (4) $93,650
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 340 0.48 (4) $86,720
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 34,310 1.11 (4) $83,240
Junior Colleges 17,840 2.50 (4) $75,430


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 5,030 0.53 1.30 (4) $97,750
Texas 4,310 0.35 0.85 (4) $66,190
California 3,970 0.23 0.56 (4) $101,930
Pennsylvania 3,420 0.58 1.43 (4) $81,760
Ohio 3,410 0.63 1.54 (4) $79,360




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 640 0.91 2.25 (4) $58,590
District of Columbia 530 0.73 1.80 (4) $157,560
Delaware 320 0.72 1.76 (8) (8)
Nebraska 670 0.68 1.67 (4) $75,520
Ohio 3,410 0.63 1.54 (4) $79,360




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 530 0.73 1.80 (4) $157,560
Florida 3,110 0.35 0.87 (4) $122,050
California 3,970 0.23 0.56 (4) $101,930
New York 5,030 0.53 1.30 (4) $97,750
Connecticut 640 0.38 0.94 (4) $97,350





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,460 0.46 1.14 (4) $101,860
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,220 0.77 1.90 (4) $91,360
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,870 0.30 0.74 (4) $106,740
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,760 0.66 1.64 (8) (8)
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,440 0.31 0.76 (4) $72,260
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,180 0.42 1.03 (4) $93,890
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 930 0.29 0.72 (4) $120,980
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 910 0.25 0.61 (4) $59,370
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 820 0.77 1.90 (8) (8)
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 760 0.70 1.73 (4) $77,570




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Odessa, TX 220 2.70 6.65 (4) $57,690
Utica-Rome, NY 240 1.89 4.65 (4) $50,740
Johnstown, PA 70 1.44 3.53 (4) $63,510
Terre Haute, IN 90 1.43 3.51 (8) (8)
Bangor, ME 90 1.34 3.29 (4) $56,940
Springfield, MA-CT 450 1.33 3.28 (4) $77,080
Binghamton, NY 120 1.24 3.04 (4) $98,820
Wheeling, WV-OH 80 1.18 2.89 (8) (8)
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 110 1.17 2.87 (4) $78,510
Peoria, IL 190 1.13 2.78 (4) $80,160