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Nursing Instructors and Professors in Wisconsin

Considering a career as a Nursing Instructor or Professor in Wisconsin?

18.7% Jobs Projection
$78,270 Median Salary
160 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nursing Instructors and Professors Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 960 workers employed as Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,050 Nursing Instructors and Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Nursing Instructors and Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 18.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 24.0%.

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Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 160 annual job openings, and 1,840 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Nursing Instructors and Professors ranged from $54,390 to $130,570 with $78,270 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,300 $67,920
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 850 $68,570
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 380 $78,550
Madison, WI 100 $91,360

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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