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Nursing Instructors and Professors in New Mexico

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

20.0% Jobs Projection
$62,500 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nursing Instructors and Professors Work in New Mexico?

In 2018, there were 80 Nursing Instructors and Professors working in the state.

There were 120 Nursing Instructors and Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Nursing Instructors and Professors in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 725 Nursing Instructors and Professors working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Nursing Instructors and Professors than average.

Nursing Instructors and Professors in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 20.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 24.0%.

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

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 30 annual Nursing Instructors and Professors job openings in New Mexico, and 300 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 New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Nursing Instructors and Professors ranged from $44,110 to $86,650 with $62,500 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New Mexico is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Nursing Instructors and Professors Earnings: NM vs. National Average

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 NM Employment Total
Health Specialties Professors 1,300

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