Postsecondary Nursing Instructor and Teacher Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers among California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,570
25th Percentile Wage
$69,750
50th Percentile Wage
$92,840
75th Percentile Wage
$122,280
90th Percentile Wage
$179,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $179,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,8405.77%7.06%
201587,480-1.89%-
201489,1304.48%-
201385,140-1.35%-
201286,290--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in state of California ranges from $80,060 to $114,320. The highest paying area for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in California is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with a median annual salary of $114,320. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (mean annual salary $98,870). The lowest paying area is Bakersfield-Delano with a median annual salary of $80,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$114,320
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$98,870
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$96,830
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$95,850
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$92,550
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$91,450
Fresno
$91,400
Stockton
$89,700
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$88,340
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$84,360
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$84,030
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$82,710
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$80,730
Bakersfield-Delano
$80,060


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