Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
57,390 1.8 % (4) $73,150 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $41,490 $53,420 $67,480 $87,080 $112,680
(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 30,620 1.03 (4) $75,310
Junior Colleges 19,220 2.54 (4) $66,040
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,280 0.06 (4) $85,790
Technical and Trade Schools 3,000 2.12 (4) $79,930
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 430 0.59 (4) $73,340

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 19,220 2.54 (4) $66,040
Technical and Trade Schools 3,000 2.12 (4) $79,930
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 30,620 1.03 (4) $75,310
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 430 0.59 (4) $73,340
Educational Support Services 150 0.09 (4) $69,930

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 60 0.02 (4) $104,150
State Government (OES Designation) 90 (7) (4) $91,620
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 80 0.03 (4) $91,390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,280 0.06 (4) $85,790
Technical and Trade Schools 3,000 2.12 (4) $79,930


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 4,490 0.50 1.20 (4) $88,300
California 4,360 0.28 0.68 (4) $99,520
Texas 4,200 0.36 0.87 (4) $64,800
Pennsylvania 3,060 0.54 1.29 (4) $69,200
Ohio 2,890 0.55 1.31 (4) $69,400




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)
Delaware 330 0.76 1.82 (4) $86,530
Alabama 1,430 0.76 1.82 (4) $59,510
Louisiana 1,440 0.74 1.78 (4) $58,860
Kentucky 1,350 0.73 1.76 (4) $69,440
Montana 290 0.65 1.56 (4) $60,610




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 4,360 0.28 0.68 (4) $99,520
New Jersey 1,660 0.43 1.02 (4) $89,220
New York 4,490 0.50 1.20 (4) $88,300
Massachusetts 1,610 0.47 1.14 (4) $87,710
Delaware 330 0.76 1.82 (4) $86,530





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 2,770 0.43 1.03 (4) $95,760
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,690 0.41 0.99 (4) $103,730
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 1,110 0.63 1.52 (4) $87,230
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 940 1.07 2.56 (4) $75,180
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 770 0.56 1.35 (4) $72,320
St. Louis, MO-IL 740 0.56 1.34 (4) $73,790
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 720 0.39 0.93 (4) $74,900
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 720 0.30 0.72 (4) $70,680
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 720 0.70 1.68 (4) $68,230
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 700 0.85 2.04 (4) $71,610




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)
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 230 3.39 8.14 (8) (8)
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 100 2.00 4.80 (8) (8)
Muncie, IN 80 1.79 4.31 (8) (8)
Odessa, TX 120 1.66 3.98 (4) $67,110
Johnstown, PA 80 1.55 3.73 (4) $70,090
Tyler, TX 140 1.46 3.50 (8) (8)
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 130 1.43 3.43 (8) (8)
Binghamton, NY 130 1.30 3.12 (4) $91,790
Pueblo, CO 70 1.25 3.00 (4) $51,510
Baton Rouge, LA 440 1.12 2.69 (4) $61,430