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Nursing Instructors and Professors in Georgia

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33.0% Jobs Projection
$67,370 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nursing Instructors and Professors Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 1,130 Nursing Instructors and Professors working in the state.

There were 1,270 Nursing Instructors and Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Nursing Instructors and Professors in GA Employment Trend

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

Nursing Instructors and Professors in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 33.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 24.0%.

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

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 120 annual job openings, and 1,290 total jobs in 2026 for Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state.

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

What do Nursing Instructors and Professors Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Nursing Instructors and Professors ranged from $32,480 to $117,830 with $67,370 being the median annual salary.

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

Nursing Instructors and Professors Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 500 $86,910
Chattanooga, TN-GA 70 $55,960

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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