Average Nurse Educator Salary in Bakersfield

Nurse educators in Bakersfield earn an average of $112,906 per year (or $54.29 per hour).

United States
Bakersfield, CA
33% higher than the national average
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Bakersfield nurse educators earn 33% higher than the national average salary for nurse educators, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

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Nurse educator salary range in Bakersfield, CA

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $157,736 $75
75th Percentile $131,473 $63
Median $105,642 $50
25th Percentile $99,643 $47

80% of Bakersfield nurse educators earn between $79,116 and $157,736.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse educator salary in Bakersfield

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Bakersfield nurse educators earn about $113,817 per year. Cost-of-living in Bakersfield is 0% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in California for nurse educators

Santa Clara, CA $163,661 per year
Hayward, CA $159,876 per year
Sacramento, CA $142,849 per year
Fresno, CA $126,338 per year
Lodi, CA $126,096 per year
Los Angeles, CA $122,416 per year
Ventura, CA $120,751 per year
Carlsbad, CA $119,296 per year
Ontario, CA $117,767 per year

California nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse educators are paid the highest is Santa Clara, where the average nurse educators salary is $163,661 and 20,640 registered nurses are currently employed. The Hayward area comes in second, with a $159,876 average nurse educator salary and 41,160 registered nurses employed.

How much do other nurses get paid in Bakersfield, CA?

Transport Nurse $130,068 per year
Transplant Nurse $124,649 per year
Fertility Nurse $123,240 per year
Reproductive Nurse $123,240 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $120,133 per year
Womens Health Nurse $117,423 per year
ENT Nurse $117,423 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $117,423 per year
Primary Care Nurse $112,906 per year
Research Nurse $112,455 per year

At a $112,906 average annual salary, nurse educators in Bakersfield tend to earn less than transport nurses ($130,068), transplant nurses ($124,649), fertility nurses ($123,240), reproductive nurses ($123,240), endoscopy nurses ($120,133), womens health nurses ($117,423), ENT nurses ($117,423), and cath lab nurses ($117,423). They tend to earn more than primary care nurses ($112,906) and research nurses ($112,455).

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