Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
56,210 2.1 % (4) $75,030 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $41,010 $54,150 $69,130 $90,030 $117,540
  (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 30,720 1.02 (4) $76,480
Junior Colleges 18,650 2.48 (4) $69,320
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,250 0.06 (4) $86,980
Technical and Trade Schools 2,400 1.74 (4) $82,490
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 520 0.73 (4) $68,410

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 18,650 2.48 (4) $69,320
Technical and Trade Schools 2,400 1.74 (4) $82,490
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 30,720 1.02 (4) $76,480
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 520 0.73 (4) $68,410
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,250 0.06 (4) $86,980

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (8) (8) (4) $106,910
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (8) (8) (4) $88,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,250 0.06 (4) $86,980
Other Schools and Instruction 60 0.02 (4) $83,960
Technical and Trade Schools 2,400 1.74 (4) $82,490


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 4,290 0.47 1.18 (4) $91,700
Texas 4,170 0.35 0.89 (4) $66,850
California 3,870 0.24 0.61 (4) $105,030
Ohio 3,250 0.61 1.52 (4) $64,700
Pennsylvania 3,210 0.56 1.40 (4) $67,690




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)
Alabama 1,530 0.80 2.00 (4) $61,920
Delaware 320 0.73 1.83 (4) $78,230
Connecticut 1,130 0.68 1.70 (4) $89,990
Ohio 3,250 0.61 1.52 (4) $64,700
South Dakota 250 0.60 1.49 (4) $60,040




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 3,870 0.24 0.61 (4) $105,030
New Jersey 2,060 0.52 1.30 (4) $94,530
New York 4,290 0.47 1.18 (4) $91,700
Connecticut 1,130 0.68 1.70 (4) $89,990
Massachusetts 1,360 0.39 0.98 (4) $88,240





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,660 0.40 1.01 (4) $98,590
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,220 0.29 0.72 (8) (8)
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 1,090 1.22 3.05 (4) $71,270
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 990 0.70 1.75 (4) $62,100
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 890 0.49 1.23 (4) $86,540
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 780 0.75 1.87 (4) $65,050
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 740 0.20 0.51 (4) $72,650
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 670 0.52 1.30 (4) $95,070
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 670 0.65 1.62 (4) $64,010
Pittsburgh, PA 670 0.59 1.47 (4) $64,380




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)
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 180 2.02 5.04 (8) (8)
Bloomington, IL 160 1.75 4.37 (4) $61,670
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 90 1.73 4.31 (8) (8)
Williamsport, PA 80 1.62 4.05 (4) $83,200
New Haven, CT 430 1.53 3.82 (4) $91,100
Mobile, AL 260 1.50 3.76 (4) $65,900
Muncie, IN 60 1.42 3.55 (4) $64,400
Johnstown, PA 70 1.33 3.31 (4) $67,190
Amarillo, TX 150 1.26 3.14 (4) $59,540
Tyler, TX 120 1.23 3.07 (4) $55,580