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Nursing Instructors and Professors in Texas

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

29.4% Jobs Projection
$68,620 Median Salary
540 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nursing Instructors and Professors Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 3,900 people working as Nursing Instructors and Professors in the year 2018.

There were 3,660 Nursing Instructors and Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Nursing Instructors and Professors in TX Employment Trend

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

Nursing Instructors and Professors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 29.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 24.0%.

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

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 540 annual Nursing Instructors and Professors job openings in Texas, and 6,110 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Nursing Instructors and Professors ranged from $28,040 to $110,420 with $68,620 being the median annual salary.

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

Nursing Instructors and Professors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 790 $68,410
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 590 $82,970
Austin-Round Rock, TX 340 $73,770
Corpus Christi, TX 170 $61,280
El Paso, TX 150 $56,530
Amarillo, TX 110 $57,050
Killeen-Temple, TX 90 $66,670
Odessa, TX 80 $61,470
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 40 $65,880

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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