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Average Nursing Instructor Salary

$61,503
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$2,500
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The average salary for a Nursing Instructor is $61,503.
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$46k
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$62k
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$82k
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What Do Nursing Instructors Do?

Job Satisfaction for Nursing Instructor

4 out of 5
(96)
Highly Satisfied
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The top respondents for the job title Nursing Instructor are from the companies ECPI College of Technology, University of Texas at Tyler and Chamberlain College of Nursing. Reported salaries are highest at Chamberlain College of Nursing where the average pay is $74,337. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ECPI College of Technology, earning around $69,460. University of Texas at Tyler pays the lowest at around $53,257. Hondros College also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $60,000.

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What Are Popular Skills for Nursing Instructors?

Skills in Clinical Education, Clinical Supervision and Mentoring are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery and Leadership.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Instructors?

An entry-level Nursing Instructor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,224 based on 17 salaries. An early career Nursing Instructor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,951 based on 184 salaries. A mid-career Nursing Instructor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,196 based on 144 salaries. An experienced Nursing Instructor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,092 based on 147 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,394.
Employees with Nursing Instructor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 54.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (36.2% more) and Houston, Texas (15.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Omaha, Nebraska (12.1% less), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (9.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 661 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
27.8%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
22.2%
Late Career
25.6%