Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Half of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $42K to $85K per year, but median earnings come to around $52K annually. One in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. Work is enjoyable for Postsecondary Nursing Instructors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$40,614 - $70,915

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$22.54 - $46.15

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,614 - $70,915  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
Total Pay (?
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$42,090 - $84,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.54 - $46.15  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
   
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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$42,090 - $84,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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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Many Postsecondary Nursing Instructors advance their careers by becoming Nurse Educators, who report a slightly higher median income of $66K.

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Experience Affects Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Experienced
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National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 25%
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