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Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

With more than half of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Postsecondary Nursing Instructors is $51K per year and can range from $42K on the lower end to $81K per year near the higher end. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$40,914 - $71,713
(Median)
$41K
$51K
$72K
MEDIAN: $51,188
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90%

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$22.50 - $43.85
(Median)
$23
$32
$44
MEDIAN: $32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,914 - $71,713  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,600  
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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$41,794 - $80,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$22.50 - $43.85  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,600  
   
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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$41,794 - $80,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary


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Postsecondary Nursing Instructors who move on to become Nurse Educators may enjoy significant pay raises, as Nurse Educators get paid an average of $66K per year.

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Experience Affects Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 25%