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Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

Most Postsecondary Nursing Instructors in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $51K per year. Pay generally varies between $42K and $83K per year. The majority of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, one in four claim no health benefits at all. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$40,855 - $70,819
(Median)
$41K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $51,014
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50%
90%

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$22.67 - $45.15
(Median)
$23
$34
$45
MEDIAN: $34.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,855 - $70,819  
   
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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$41,837 - $82,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.67 - $45.15  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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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$41,837 - $82,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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.

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Many Postsecondary Nursing Instructors move into a Nurse Educator role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $66K per year.

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Experience Affects Nursing Instructor / Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 24%
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