Postsecondary Nursing Instructor and Teacher Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,830
25th Percentile Wage
$54,390
50th Percentile Wage
$67,230
75th Percentile Wage
$83,930
90th Percentile Wage
$105,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,830.

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
$67,230
6.25% 11.81%
2016
$63,030
3.25% -
2015
$60,980
2.43% -
2014
$59,500
0.64% -
2013
$59,120
-0.29% -
2012
$59,290
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in state of Texas ranges from $53,580 to $75,050. The highest paying area for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $75,050. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $73,000). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$75,050
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$73,000
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$71,190
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$70,470
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$69,450
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$65,620
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$65,570
Odessa
$65,370
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$61,340
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$60,440
Corpus Christi
$59,920
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,690
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,610
Tyler
$57,930
Amarillo
$57,620
El Paso
$57,210
Fort Worth-Arlington
$56,620
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$54,140
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$53,580




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