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Nursing Instructors and Professors in Arkansas

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27.8% Jobs Projection
$51,480 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nursing Instructors and Professors Work in Arkansas?

There were approximately 650 workers employed as Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 670 Nursing Instructors and Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 27.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 24.0%.

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Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 60 annual Nursing Instructors and Professors job openings in Arkansas, and 690 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 Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for Nursing Instructors and Professors ranged from $32,210 to $79,260 with $51,480 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top Arkansas 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
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 150 $64,520
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 100 $59,620
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 90 $47,240
Fort Smith, AR-OK 30 $62,650

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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