Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

A little more than half of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $41K to $103K per year, and the average comes out to $59K per year. For the most part, Postsecondary Nursing Instructors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and slightly more than half receive dental plans.

$35,857 - $101,063
$36K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $59,072
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50%
90%

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$23.67 - $51.28
$24
$30
$51
MEDIAN: $30.09
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$35,857 - $101,063  
   
Total Pay (?
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$41,000 - $103,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$23.67 - $51.28  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
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$41,000 - $103,324  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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.

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Many Postsecondary Nursing Instructors advance their careers by becoming Nurse Educators, who report a slightly higher median income of $69K.

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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 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Mid-Career
▲12%

Entry-Level
▲4%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$61,000

Late-Career
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 27%