How Much Do Nursing Professors Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Nursing Professors

Nursing Professors demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$84060 per year

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$41,930 to $57,660 per year

Entry-level Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $41,930 to $57,660 per year. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $* $133,420
Senior (Top 25%) $* $100,330
Middle (Mid 50%) $* $75,470
Junior (Bottom 25%) $* $57,660
No experience (Bottom 10%) $* $41,930

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
FL $* $116,650
DC $* $111,940
MA $* $106,950
CA $* $106,420
NY $* $98,850
CT $* $96,620
MD $* $94,080
NJ $* $91,400
IN $* $91,310
RI $* $87,700

* Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers are generally paid on an annual basis not hourly.

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teacher is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like FL doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at FL might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Nursing Professors are in the states of FL, DC, MA, CA and NY.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $119050 $*
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals $95430 $*
Local Government $90990 $*
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training $90080 $*
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $84320 $*
Offices of Physicians $78870 $*
Technical and Trade Schools $75990 $*
Educational Support Services $75340 $*
Junior Colleges $75190 $*

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