Average Nurse Educator Salary in California
Nurse educators in California earn an average of $130,735 per year (or $62.86 per hour).
California nurse educators earn 54% higher than the national average salary for nurse educators, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).
Nurse educator salary range in California
|Annual Salary||Hourly Wage|
80% of California nurse educators earn between $82,310 and $174,616.
Cost-of-living adjusted nurse educator salary in California
Adjusted for cost-of-living, California nurse educators earn about $118,419 per year. Cost-of-living in California is 10% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.
Nurse educators salaries in other states
|Oregon||$102,423 per year|
|Massachusetts||$114,817 per year|
|Washington||$99,750 per year|
|New York||$93,320 per year|
|Nevada||$95,733 per year|
|New Jersey||$84,593 per year|
|Connecticut||$97,976 per year|
|Minnesota||$88,567 per year|
|Maryland||$84,813 per year|
|Arizona||$85,485 per year|
How much do other nurses get paid in California?
|Transport Nurse||$150,607 per year|
|Transplant Nurse||$144,331 per year|
|Fertility Nurse||$142,700 per year|
|Reproductive Nurse||$142,700 per year|
|Endoscopy Nurse||$139,102 per year|
|Womens Health Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|ENT Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|Cath Lab Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|Primary Care Nurse||$130,735 per year|
|Research Nurse||$130,212 per year|
At a $130,735 average annual salary, nurse educators in California tend to earn less than transport nurses ($150,607), transplant nurses ($144,331), fertility nurses ($142,700), reproductive nurses ($142,700), endoscopy nurses ($139,102), womens health nurses ($135,964), ENT nurses ($135,964), and cath lab nurses ($135,964). They tend to earn more than primary care nurses ($130,735) and research nurses ($130,212).
More about nurse educators
A nurse educator teaches others about the field of nursing in the classroom, hospital and other settings. They design curriculum, research and oversee clinical work. They work with students, patients and their peers. Nurse educators have their nurse license and an advanced degree such as a Masters of Science in Nursing.
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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health