Average Nurse Educator Salary in Louisiana

Nurse educators in Louisiana earn an average of $70,380 per year (or $33.84 per hour).

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16% lower than the national average
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Louisiana nurse educators earn 16% lower than the national average salary for nurse educators, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Nurse educator salary range in Louisiana

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $94,360 $45
75th Percentile $77,630 $37
Median $64,450 $30
25th Percentile $60,550 $29

80% of Louisiana nurse educators earn between $48,920 and $94,360.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse educator salary in Louisiana

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Louisiana nurse educators earn about $75,922 per year. Cost-of-living in Louisiana is 7% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Louisiana for nurse educators

Metairie, LA $73,770 per year
Bossier City, LA $70,630 per year

Louisiana nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse educators are paid the highest is Metairie, where the average nurse educators salary is $73,770 and 13,960 registered nurses are currently employed. The Bossier City area comes in second, with a $70,630 average nurse educator salary and 5,910 registered nurses employed.

Nurse educators salaries in other states

California $130,735 per year
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

How much do other nurses get paid in Louisiana?

Rehab Nurse $83,087 per year
Orthopedics Nurse $82,110 per year
Primary Care Nurse $81,132 per year
Radiology Nurse $79,910 per year
Nurse Manager $75,785 per year
Pain Management Nurse $74,290 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $74,290 per year
Trauma Nurse $74,290 per year
OR Nurse $74,290 per year
Home Health Nurse $74,094 per year

At a $70,380 average annual salary, nurse educators in Louisiana tend to earn less than rehab nurses ($83,087), orthopedics nurses ($82,110), primary care nurses ($81,132), radiology nurses ($79,910), nurse managers ($75,785), pain management nurses ($74,290), substance abuse nurses ($74,290), trauma nurses ($74,290), OR nurses ($74,290), and home health nurses ($74,094).

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