Postsecondary Nursing Instructor and Teacher Salary Information in Oklahoma

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in the state of Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers among Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,810
25th Percentile Wage
$42,350
50th Percentile Wage
$54,440
75th Percentile Wage
$63,870
90th Percentile Wage
$78,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,810.

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
$54,440
-7.42% -9.64%
2016
$58,480
2.84% -
2015
$56,820
-0.11% -
2014
$56,880
7.67% -
2013
$52,520
-13.65% -
2012
$59,690
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in state of Oklahoma ranges from $51,150 to $62,120. The highest paying area for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in Oklahoma is Tulsa with a median annual salary of $62,120. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,780). The lowest paying area is Fort Smith with a median annual salary of $51,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tulsa
$62,120
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$56,780
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$56,160
Oklahoma City
$55,740
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$53,690
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$52,110
Fort Smith
$51,150




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