Registered Nurses Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of registered nurses in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare registered nurses salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Registered Nurses

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,650
25th Percentile Wage
$46,950
50th Percentile Wage
$60,300
75th Percentile Wage
$78,120
90th Percentile Wage
$97,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses 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) registered nurses is $97,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid registered nurses is $36,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of registered nurses in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,300
1.56% 2.75%
2016
$59,360
1.62% -
2015
$58,400
1.27% -
2014
$57,660
-0.50% -
2013
$57,950
-1.19% -
2012
$58,640
- -

Compare Registered Nurses Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of registered nurses in 25 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 registered nurses occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $96,140. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - privately owned industry (annual salary $39,960). For detailed registered nurses salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$96,140
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$88,420
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$88,420
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$72,860
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$70,560
Educational Services - State government owned
$70,170
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$67,540
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$65,700
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$63,610
Educational Services - Privately owned
$61,870
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$61,780
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$60,670
Educational Services
$60,300
Educational Support Services
$60,120
Junior colleges - State government owned
$59,520
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$59,480
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$58,670
Other Schools and Instruction
$57,990
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$57,910
Educational Services - Local government owned
$57,560
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$56,400
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$56,110
Technical and Trade Schools
$49,760
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$48,870
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$39,960

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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