A Nursing Instructor earns an average salary of $60,393 per year. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. A skill in Critical Care is associated with high pay for this job.
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$45,009 - $80,717
(Median)
$45K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $60,392
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90%

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$22.37 - $49.90
(Median)
$22
$35
$50
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,009 - $80,717  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
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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$45,273 - $89,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 425
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$22.37 - $49.90  
   
Overtime
$31.32 - $66.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
   
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).
)
$45,273 - $89,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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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 3%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%


Skills That Affect Nursing Instructor Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 22%

National Average
$62,000

Clinical Education
up arrow 1%

Nursing
up arrow 4%

Masters degree
up arrow 5%

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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