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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
55,710 1.9 % (4) $81,350 2.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $40,370 $55,620 $73,490 $97,390 $129,070
  (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 31,320 1.03 (4) $80,380
Junior Colleges 17,260 2.39 (4) $74,450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,990 0.07 (4) $123,760
Technical and Trade Schools 2,130 1.58 (4) $74,390
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 430 0.61 (4) $73,670

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 17,260 2.39 (4) $74,450
Technical and Trade Schools 2,130 1.58 (4) $74,390
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 31,320 1.03 (4) $80,380
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 430 0.61 (4) $73,670
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,990 0.07 (4) $123,760

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 3,990 0.07 (4) $123,760
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 100 0.04 (4) $94,380
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40 (7) (4) $80,790
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 31,320 1.03 (4) $80,380
Junior Colleges 17,260 2.39 (4) $74,450


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 4,380 0.47 1.21 (4) $91,900
Pennsylvania 4,010 0.69 1.78 (4) $78,810
Texas 3,900 0.32 0.84 (4) $71,780
California 3,390 0.20 0.52 (4) $101,320
Ohio 2,770 0.51 1.33 (4) $71,950




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)
District of Columbia 560 0.79 2.05 (4) $153,830
Pennsylvania 4,010 0.69 1.78 (4) $78,810
Alabama 1,330 0.68 1.77 (4) $66,670
Delaware 260 0.59 1.52 (8) (8)
South Dakota 250 0.58 1.51 (4) $67,410




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 560 0.79 2.05 (4) $153,830
Connecticut 630 0.38 0.99 (4) $101,760
California 3,390 0.20 0.52 (4) $101,320
Maryland 870 0.32 0.84 (4) $92,980
New York 4,380 0.47 1.21 (4) $91,900





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 3,960 0.42 1.08 (4) $96,110
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,650 0.93 2.41 (4) $87,970
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,550 0.60 1.55 (8) (8)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,340 0.22 0.57 (8) (8)
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,300 0.28 0.73 (4) $71,280
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,100 0.40 1.04 (4) $91,200
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 910 0.29 0.75 (4) $121,610
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 850 0.44 1.13 (4) $72,960
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 820 0.55 1.44 (4) $59,650
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 790 0.22 0.58 (4) $68,260




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)
Trenton, NJ 360 1.57 4.07 (8) (8)
Williamsport, PA 70 1.34 3.48 (4) $83,150
Walla Walla, WA 30 1.33 3.44 (8) (8)
Bangor, ME 80 1.30 3.39 (4) $55,470
Utica-Rome, NY 150 1.21 3.14 (4) $72,570
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 350 1.12 2.92 (4) $87,930
Johnstown, PA 60 1.10 2.87 (4) $61,850
Odessa, TX 80 1.05 2.72 (4) $68,840
Portland-South Portland, ME 210 1.02 2.66 (8) (8)
Toledo, OH 300 1.02 2.64 (4) $80,200