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  21      

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services1,250N/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/A15.8%
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/A$67,956.48/yrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$70,037.81/yrN/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
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70N/AN/A
Central Minnesota 90$72,926.42/yr28.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 620$72,723.33/yrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 630N/AN/A
Minnesota 1,250$70,603.61/yr18.4%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Nurse Midwives 220$56.79/hr15.1%
Nurse Practitioners 3,970$57.81/hr27.8%
Physician Assistants 2,360$57.46/hr30.9%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 340N/A3.9%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,920$91,689.72/yr20.8%
Exercise Physiologists 250$28.20/hr10.6%
Occupational Therapists 3,020$36.66/hr11.0%
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 700$78,060.03/yr8.1%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 780$80,070.64/yr8.7%
Chiropractors 1,170$38.77/hr11.2%

  • 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.