$73,160
Avg. Salary
$35.72
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,084

Profit Sharing

$2,000

The average pay for a Nurse Educator is $35.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Nurse Educator is $73,160 per year.

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$0$100K
Salary $53,001 - $97,630
Bonus $518 - $14,013
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$54,060 - $100,246
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,441
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $26.89 - $49.21
Overtime $18.00 - $74.34
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $518 - $14,013
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$54,060 - $100,246
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 726

Job Description for Nurse Educator

A nurse educator oversees the continuing education and evaluation of the nursing staff and caregivers. They normally work with hospital administrators to develop continuing education programs and evaluations for the staff at their institution, as well as help set policies and create systems related to patient care. The nurse educator analyzes a wide spectrum of healthcare needs to provide the best educational resources for staff of a hospital or clinic. They must be able to facilitate training, evaluations, and any necessary employee remediation. This may involve development of manuals, training guides, and a variety of procedures and systems. The nurse educator typically delivers presentations to larger groups both in person and via teleconference.

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Nurse Educator Tasks

  • Support and guide clinical staff in learning, applying, and implementing care guidelines, processes, and standards.
  • Participate in performance evaluations of clinical staff.
  • Analyze practice and standards to identify gaps and design educational initiatives to improve care.
  • Manage and coordinate educational activities and documentation.

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Popular Skills for Nurse Educator

Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Educator

Pay by Experience for a Nurse Educator has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse Educator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 397 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse Educator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 374 salaries. An experienced Nurse Educator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 381 salaries. A Nurse Educator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 296 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,766

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Nurse Educator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Nurse Educator?

Nurse Educator in Houston:
"CuriousGeorge89."
Pros: Know the area well.
Cons: Congested. Lack of help with kids.

Nurse Educator in Verona:
"Know your talents."
That I was more than qualified and to have more confidence.

Nurse Educator in Clarkesville:
Pros: It is close to home and everyone knows everyone. It is very easy to know who you can trust and who you can use as a resource in the time of need.
Cons: There is not an awful lot of room for growth.

Nurse Educator in Abington:
"Educators are not valued."
Get the higher degree.

Nurse Educator in Phenix City:
"A lot of weight on your shoulders."
Pros: That I can change how we take care of patients by staying up to date with new procedures.
Cons: Can be over whelming.

Nurse Educator in Waterloo:
"Leadership working directly with management."
Be prepared to switch from the floor nurse, to working directly with management in a leadership role. You will always have 100 things on your to-do list and will also be adding more. Take advantage of the small tasks you can cross off to decrease that overwhelming stress.

Nurse Educator in Mesa:
"Nurse educator/staff development coordinator are awesom."
Pros: Interacting with the staff members and helping them become the best they can be at their jobs by giving them quality education and information.
Cons: The awkward hours I work to ensure that all staff members on all shifts are given the continuing education.

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Key Stats for Nurse Educator

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Nurse Educator Salaries

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$74,000

▼6%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Nurse Educator Salaries


Dialysis
▲3%


Operating Room / OR
▼0%

Medicine / Surgery
▼0%

National Average
$74,000

Critical Care
▼2%

Oncology
▼4%

Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
▼5%

Hospital Education
▼12%

Health Education
▼14%

Training Program Development
▼15%

registered nurse
▼26%

Pediatrics
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%