Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Postsecondary Nursing Instructors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly less than two-thirds of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors. Salaries average out to around $62K per year and spread from $42K to $115K per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and nearly one-half receive dental plans. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,549 - $103,353
$37K
$62K
$100K
MEDIAN: $62,400
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50%
90%

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$25.19 - $58.72
$25
$29
$59
MEDIAN: $29.24
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$0$114K
Salary $36,549 - $103,353
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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$41,500 - $114,900
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $25.19 - $58.72
Overtime $75.00
Annual Data $0$114K
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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$41,500 - $114,900
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary


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A lot of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors move on to become Nurse Educators, that group gets paid a slightly higher $69K on average.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary

Pay by Experience for a Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary has a negative trend. An entry-level Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 18 salaries. A Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲2%

Entry-Level
▲2%

National Average
$62,000

Late-Career
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 35%
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