Occupational Employment Statistics


25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

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.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 601$72,135.46/yr$36,700.05/yr$56,671.83/yr$73,458.10/yr$84,180.59/yr$105,837.20/yr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services1,330N/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/A15.5%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60$73,458.10/yr15.8%
St Cloud MN MSA 70$68,166.54/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70N/AN/A
Central Minnesota 100$65,088.87/yr28.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 850$69,763.88/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 850$69,658.07/yrN/A
Minnesota 1,330N/A18.4%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Nurse Midwives 270$53.07/hr15.1%
Nurse Practitioners 3,880$56.52/hr27.8%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other N/A>$100/hrN/A
Physician Assistants 1,980$56.34/hr30.9%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 410N/A3.9%
Internists, General 1,180>$100/hr12.8%
Pediatricians, General N/A$97.64/hrN/A
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 820$43.06/hrN/A
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,920N/A20.8%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 580>$100/hr14.7%

  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as pharmacology, mental health nursing, and community health care practices.
  • Demonstrate patient care in clinical units of hospitals.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Supervise students' laboratory and clinical work.
  • Assess clinical education needs and patient and client teaching needs using a variety of methods.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory and clinic work, assignments, and papers.
  • Mentor junior and adjunct faculty members.