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Nursing Instructors and Professors in Alabama

Want to work in Alabama as a Nursing Instructor or Professor? Read this first!

20.1% Jobs Projection
$64,010 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Nursing Instructors and Professors in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Nursing Instructors and Professors in Alabama is growing faster than average.

  • Nursing Instructors and Professors in Alabama earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Nursing Instructors and Professors Work in Alabama?

There were approximately 1,330 workers employed as Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,490 Nursing Instructors and Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 160 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Nursing Instructors and Professors in AL Employment Trend

The typical state has 725 Nursing Instructors and Professors working in it, which means Alabama has more Nursing Instructors and Professors than average.

Nursing Instructors and Professors in AL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 20.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 24.0%.

Job Projections for Nursing Instructors and Professors: Nation vs. AL

Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 140 annual Nursing Instructors and Professors job openings in Alabama, and 1,670 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,300 annual jobs and 84,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Nursing Instructors and Professors Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Nursing Instructors and Professors ranged from $28,880 to $101,920 with $64,010 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Nursing Instructors and Professors Earnings: AL vs. National Average

Top Alabama Metros for Nursing Instructors and Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Nursing Instructors and Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 400 $63,890
Mobile, AL 170 $82,900
Huntsville, AL 110 $64,680

Top States for Nursing Instructors and Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Nursing Instructors and Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 4,380 $81,980
Pennsylvania 4,010 $75,650
Texas 3,900 $68,620
California 3,390 $96,580
Ohio 2,770 $69,530
North Carolina 2,170 $64,520
New Jersey 2,000 $92,380
Illinois 1,810 $63,490
Massachusetts 1,720 $79,710
Virginia 1,480 $67,540
Michigan 1,410 $83,160
Indiana 1,350 $71,590
Alabama 1,330 $64,010
Minnesota 1,330 $0
Colorado 1,260 $59,140
Missouri 1,210 $70,240
Georgia 1,130 $67,370
Washington 1,080 $70,190
Wisconsin 960 $78,270
Tennessee 910 $67,660

Below are the states where Nursing Instructors and Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $135,700
California $96,580
Connecticut $94,000
New Jersey $92,380
Maryland $87,490
Alaska $83,320
Michigan $83,160
New York $81,980
Massachusetts $79,710
Wisconsin $78,270

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Occupation AL Employment Total
Health Specialties Professors 1,960

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