Postsecondary Nursing Instructor and Teacher Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers among Louisiana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,840
25th Percentile Wage
$51,710
50th Percentile Wage
$62,550
75th Percentile Wage
$84,950
90th Percentile Wage
$120,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,550
0.61% 9.50%
2016
$62,170
6.34% -
2015
$58,230
0.84% -
2014
$57,740
-1.37% -
2013
$58,530
3.28% -
2012
$56,610
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in state of Louisiana ranges from $47,670 to $74,060. The highest paying area for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $74,060. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Lafayette (mean annual salary $71,200). The lowest paying area is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$74,060
Lafayette
$71,200
Baton Rouge
$61,090
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$58,300
Shreveport-Bossier City
$55,130
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$47,670




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