Clinical Educator Salary

Clinical Educators who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just below three-fifths of Clinical Educators. Pay fluctuates from $54K to $102K per year, but expected earnings average $74K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage.

$54,417 - $100,015
$54K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,071
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50%
90%

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$25.49 - $49.27
$25
$36
$49
MEDIAN: $35.79
10%
50%
90%

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$0$102K
Salary $54,417 - $100,015
Bonus $-0.49 - $20,386
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,766 - $102,249
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 242
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $25.49 - $49.27
Overtime $43.14 - $75.53
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $-0.49 - $20,386
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,766 - $102,249
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 146

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Job Description for Clinical Educator

While the job specifics of a clinical educator may vary depending on the field in which he/she works, the general outline of this career is often the same. Generally speaking, a clinical educator works by training others with clinical knowledge, typically in a specialized field. The clinical educator provides information - sometimes in the classroom, other times in the field - and may work with anyone from nurses and clinicians-in-training to insurance personnel, public healthcare workers, and even individual patients.

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Clinical Educator Tasks

  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • Prepare and distribute health education materials, including bulletins, and visual aids.
  • Educate individuals by assisting in the management and prevention of illness and disease.
  • Counsel individuals on basic rules of good nutrition and healthy eating habits.

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Clinical Educators' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Clinical Nurse Specialist. On average, Clinical Nurse Specialists get paid about the same as Clinical Educators do.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Educator

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Educator has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Educator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 114 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Educator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Clinical Educator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 125 salaries. A Clinical Educator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 110 salaries.

Clinical Educator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Clinical Educator?

Clinical Educator in Simi Valley:
"Good."
Pros: Making people feel better.
Cons: Over worked.

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Key Stats for Clinical Educator

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Clinical Educator Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Clinical Educator Salaries

Training Program Development
▲20%

Critical Care
▲13%

registered nurse
▲7%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲3%

National Average
$75,000


Nursing Informatics
▼3%

Hospital Education
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%
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