Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
44%
Based on 16 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
21.5%
by year 2032
WAGES
$80,780
or $38.83 per hour
Volume
72,700
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
7.5/10

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Automation risk

0.0% (Minimal Risk)

Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Persuasion

  • Negotiation

  • Originality

User poll

44% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which shows 0.0% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 21.5% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

High paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary' was $80,780, or $38 per hour

'Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary' were paid 68.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 72,700 people employed as 'Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary'.

Job 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.

SOC Code: 25-1072.00

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Comments

Paul Cook (Moderate) says
Clinical precepting is unlikely to be automated, but classroom teaching is already being replaced by online modules to a significant degree. Instructors will have more limited roles in the future.
Sep 10, 2023 at 01:57 PM

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