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Nursing Instructors and Professors in South Carolina

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26.8% Jobs Projection
$66,580 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nursing Instructors and Professors Work in South Carolina?

There were approximately 550 workers employed as Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 790 Nursing Instructors and Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Nursing Instructors and Professors in SC Employment Trend

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

Nursing Instructors and Professors in SC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 26.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 24.0%.

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

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 90 annual job openings, and a total of 1,040 jobs for South Carolina Nursing Instructors and Professors in 2026.

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

What do Nursing Instructors and Professors Make in South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Nursing Instructors and Professors ranged from $50,610 to $94,640 with $66,580 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Nursing Instructors and Professors Earnings: SC vs. National Average

Top South Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 330 $66,170
Columbia, SC 30 $82,200

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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