• Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
  • Education and Training
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 66,200
    $47,400 range bar $104,700
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers instruct students in a variety of nursing related subjects beyond the high school level. They may also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books.

What do they typically do

  • Develop an instructional plan (known as a course outline or syllabus) for the course(s) they teach and ensure that it meets college and department standards
  • Plan lessons and assignments
  • Teach courses in their subject area
  • Assess students' progress by grading assignments, papers, exams, and other work
  • Advise students about which courses to take and how to achieve their goals
  • Work with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum for a degree or certificate program involving in-person, online, or hybrid delivery of course material
  • Stay informed about changes and innovations in their field
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees, as needed

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Average Annual
Job Growth +1.9%
Job Openings 226

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