Postsecondary Nursing Instructor and Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare postsecondary nursing instructor and teacher salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,910
25th Percentile Wage
$54,380
50th Percentile Wage
$70,200
75th Percentile Wage
$92,250
90th Percentile Wage
$123,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers is $123,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers is $39,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,200
3.29% 8.86%
2016
$67,890
2.40% -
2015
$66,260
1.83% -
2014
$65,050
0.05% -
2013
$65,020
1.60% -
2012
$63,980
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Compare Postsecondary Nursing Instructor and Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in 22 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for postsecondary nursing instructor and teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $133,400. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $58,350). For detailed postsecondary nursing instructor and teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$133,400
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$80,510
Other Schools and Instruction
$77,110
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$75,030
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$74,090
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$73,300
Educational Services - Local government owned
$72,800
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$71,510
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$71,040
Educational Services - Privately owned
$70,990
Technical and Trade Schools
$70,950
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$70,450
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$70,450
Educational Services
$70,200
Educational Services - State government owned
$67,820
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$65,070
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$62,820
Educational Support Services
$62,820
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$62,800
Junior colleges - State government owned
$59,450
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$58,800
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$58,350

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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