Nursing Instructor Salary

A Nursing Instructor earns an average salary of $60,470 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Critical Care and medical surgical.
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$44,544 - $81,425
$45K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $59,902
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$24.37 - $50.57
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MEDIAN: $35.36
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$0$89K
Salary $44,544 - $81,425
Bonus $1,965
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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$45,221 - $89,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 342
Hourly Data $0$68
Hourly Rate $24.37 - $50.57
Overtime $27.00 - $68.40
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $1,965
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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$45,221 - $89,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 143

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Job Description for Nursing Instructor

Nursing instructors perform a variety of tasks related to instructing nursing students. They are in charge of teaching assigned classes and developing coursework needed to instruct students in the program. They also support their organization's director and the coordinator of the teaching faculty in organizing the nursing instruction program and implementing the program's standards. Nursing instructors must also stay up to date on their medical education so they can properly instruct their students in the most up-to-date methods and standards. Additionally, the nursing instructor must support the director and coordinator of the teaching faculty in the recruitment of staff and other faculty members.

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Nursing Instructor Tasks

  • Develop nursing curriculums, educate and lead lectures on patient care to new and experienced nurses.
  • Supervise clinical and laboratory based training and work.
  • Provide lessons, assign homework and administer tests.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Nursing Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Nursing Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 215 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nursing Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 145 salaries. An experienced Nursing Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 148 salaries. A Nursing Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 128 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,348

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Nursing Instructor

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Nursing Instructor Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$62,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Nursing Instructor Salaries

Critical Care
▲21%

medical surgical
▲17%

National Average
$62,000


Nursing
▼4%

Masters degree
▼5%

Clinical Supervision
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 31%
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