Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1072)

Occupation description:  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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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 8381 -2.40 22
United States 68,60081,800 19.31,320 1,2102,540

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 75,03041,01054,150 69,13090,030117,540
Alaska 78,57053,27063,240 74,64093,580119,570

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
674 6.068.3 46.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation31
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation12
UI claimants previously working in occupation6
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 14
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.7

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Master's degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Nursing AAS

 Degree
Multimed   (Anchorage)
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) ACLS Program
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) PALS Program
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) PALS Program Refresher Course

 Degree
Team One Alaska   (Anchorage)
CPR - BLS for the Provider

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Family Nurse Practitioner Lic
Nursing Education Lic
Nursing Science Bac
Nursing Science Mas
Psychia & Mentl Hlth Nur Pract Lic

Alaska Economic Trends articles

Nursing Across the State (March 2010)