Average Nurse Educator Salary in North Carolina

Nurse educators in North Carolina earn an average of $73,170 per year (or $35.18 per hour).

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13% lower than the national average
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North Carolina nurse educators earn 13% lower than the national average salary for nurse educators, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Nurse educator salary range in North Carolina

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $97,998 $47
75th Percentile $80,847 $38
Median $74,218 $35
25th Percentile $62,225 $29

80% of North Carolina nurse educators earn between $52,842 and $97,998.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse educator salary in North Carolina

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, North Carolina nurse educators earn about $79,706 per year. Cost-of-living in North Carolina is 8% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in North Carolina for nurse educators

Charlotte, NC $75,287 per year
Winston-Salem, NC $75,051 per year
Chapel Hill, NC $75,020 per year
Greensboro, NC $74,372 per year
Raleigh, NC $74,280 per year
Asheville, NC $71,988 per year

North Carolina nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse educators are paid the highest is Charlotte, where the average nurse educators salary is $75,287 and 24,630 registered nurses are currently employed. The Winston-Salem area comes in second, with a $75,051 average nurse educator salary and 9,120 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 North Carolina?

Radiology Nurse $82,756 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $82,756 per year
Gastroenterology Nurse $82,756 per year
Renal Nurse $80,785 per year
Nurse Manager $80,785 per year
Research Nurse $78,815 per year
Urology Nurse $78,815 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $78,815 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $77,406 per year
Case Management Nurse $76,845 per year

At a $73,170 average annual salary, nurse educators in North Carolina tend to earn less than radiology nurses ($82,756), occupational health nurses ($82,756), gastroenterology nurses ($82,756), renal nurses ($80,785), nurse managers ($80,785), research nurses ($78,815), urology nurses ($78,815), endoscopy nurses ($78,815), quality assurance nurses ($77,406), and case management nurses ($76,845).

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