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
$36,150
25th Percentile Wage
$46,310
50th Percentile Wage
$59,360
75th Percentile Wage
$76,920
90th Percentile Wage
$96,950

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 $96,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid registered nurses is $36,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of registered nurses in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,3601.62%1.21%
201558,4001.27%-
201457,660-0.50%-
201357,950-1.19%-
201258,640--

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

The average salaries of registered nurses in 23 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 $96,350. 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
$96,350
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$71,710
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$66,180
Educational Services - State government owned
$65,820
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$65,270
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$63,350
Educational Services - Privately owned
$61,260
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$60,850
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$60,740
Educational Support Services
$59,810
Educational Services
$59,360
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$59,050
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$58,890
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$57,780
Junior colleges - State government owned
$57,280
Other Schools and Instruction
$56,800
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$56,790
Educational Services - Local government owned
$56,650
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$54,920
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$54,580
Technical and Trade Schools
$44,400
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$44,000
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$39,960

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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