Average Nurse Educator Salary in South Carolina

Nurse educators in South Carolina earn an average of $64,748 per year (or $31.13 per hour).

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23% lower than the national average
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South Carolina nurse educators earn 23% lower than the national average salary for nurse educators, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Nurse educator salary range in South Carolina

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $80,790 $38
75th Percentile $72,936 $35
Median $67,604 $32
25th Percentile $55,572 $26

80% of South Carolina nurse educators earn between $44,536 and $80,790.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, South Carolina nurse educators earn about $70,685 per year. Cost-of-living in South 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 South Carolina for nurse educators

North Charleston, SC $67,623 per year
Columbia, SC $64,534 per year
Anderson, SC $64,468 per year

South Carolina nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse educators are paid the highest is North Charleston, where the average nurse educators salary is $67,623 and 11,190 registered nurses are currently employed. The Columbia area comes in second, with a $64,534 average nurse educator salary and 8,640 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 South Carolina?

Transplant Nurse $87,941 per year
Infection Control Nurse $81,176 per year
Gastroenterology Nurse $79,243 per year
Orthopedics Nurse $79,243 per year
Palliative Care Nurse $77,311 per year
Public Health Nurse $77,311 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $75,378 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $75,378 per year
Nurse Manager $75,281 per year
Neurology Nurse $74,411 per year

At a $64,748 average annual salary, nurse educators in South Carolina tend to earn less than transplant nurses ($87,941), infection control nurses ($81,176), gastroenterology nurses ($79,243), orthopedics nurses ($79,243), palliative care nurses ($77,311), public health nurses ($77,311), occupational health nurses ($75,378), endoscopy nurses ($75,378), nurse managers ($75,281), and neurology nurses ($74,411).

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