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Nursing Instructors and Professors in Pennsylvania

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

23.3% Jobs Projection
$75,650 Median Salary
340 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nursing Instructors and Professors Work in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, there were 4,010 people working as Nursing Instructors and Professors in the year 2018.

There were 3,610 Nursing Instructors and Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 400 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Nursing Instructors and Professors in PA Employment Trend

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

Nursing Instructors and Professors in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 23.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 24.0%.

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

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 340 annual job openings, and 3,910 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Nursing Instructors and Professors ranged from $39,370 to $122,660 with $75,650 being the median annual salary.

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

Nursing Instructors and Professors Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,960 $92,070
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,650 $84,430
Pittsburgh, PA 740 $66,530
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 160 $69,290
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 150 n/a
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 120 n/a
Williamsport, PA 70 $80,150
Erie, PA 60 $71,970
Johnstown, PA 60 $59,740
Altoona, PA 30 n/a

Top States for Nursing Instructors and Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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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