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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 8891 3.43 36
United States 67,90084,200 24.02,800 2,9007,330

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 83,16041,13056,260 74,60099,640133,460
Alaska 75,94031,08061,320 78,56096,830113,750
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 76,59029,45061,440 80,39098,340115,230

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
699 13.072.6 56.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation34
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation9
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 15
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.5

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

Education: Doctoral or professional degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)

Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Nursing AAS

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

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

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Family Nurse Practitioner GCRT
Family Nurse Practitioner PGCT
Nursing AAS
Nursing Education GCRT
Nursing Science BS
Nursing Science MS

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Nursing CT1
Nursing Science AA

University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Nursing CT1
Nursing Science AA

University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Nursing CT1
Nursing Science AA

Alaska Economic Trends articles

Nursing Across the State (March 2010)