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Nurse Educator Salary

The average pay for a Nurse Educator is $68,007 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
$49,237 - $90,680
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MEDIAN: $68,006
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$24.85 - $47.11
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$49,237 - $90,680  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,013  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $9,933  
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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$50,016 - $93,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 784
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.85 - $47.11  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $61.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,013  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $9,933  
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).
)
$50,016 - $93,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 394
United States (change)

Job Description for Nurse Educator

A nurse educator oversees the continuing education and evaluation of the nursing staff and caregivers. They normally work with hospital administrators to develop continuing education programs and evaluations for the staff at their institution, as well as help set policies and create systems related to patient care. The nurse educator analyzes a wide spectrum of healthcare needs to provide the best educational resources for staff of a hospital or clinic. They must be able to facilitate training, evaluations, and any necessary employee remediation. This may involve development of manuals, training guides, and a variety of procedures and systems. The nurse educator typically delivers presentations to larger groups both in person and via teleconference.

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Nurse Educator Tasks

  • Analyze practice and standards to identify gaps and design educational initiatives to improve care.
  • Manage and coordinate educational activities and documentation.
  • Support and guide clinical staff in learning, applying, and implementing care guidelines, processes, and standards.
  • Participate in performance evaluations of clinical staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Educator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Nurse Educator Salaries



National Average
$69,000



Skills That Affect Nurse Educator Salaries


Critical Care
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Clinical Education
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National Average
$69,000

Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 240 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%