Nursing Instructor Salary

A Nursing Instructor earns an average salary of $58,688 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$40,907 - $78,908
(Median)
$41K
$59K
$79K
MEDIAN: $58,687
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$20.19 - $46.92
(Median)
$20
$30
$47
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,907 - $78,908  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,049  
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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$41,559 - $84,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 630
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$20.19 - $46.92  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $62.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,049  
   
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).
)
$41,559 - $84,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 265
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Instructor

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

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Experience Affects Nursing Instructor Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Nursing Instructor Salaries

Masters degree
up arrow 3%

Clinical Education
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 12%

Critical Care
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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