Average Nurse Educator Salary in Washington

Nurse educators in Washington earn an average of $99,750 per year (or $47.96 per hour).

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17% higher than the national average
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Washington nurse educators earn 17% 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 Washington

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $133,196 $64
75th Percentile $107,973 $51
Median $101,456 $48
25th Percentile $81,579 $39

80% of Washington nurse educators earn between $77,488 and $133,196.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse educator salary in Washington

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Washington nurse educators earn about $92,877 per year. Cost-of-living in Washington is 7% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Washington for nurse educators

Seattle, WA $103,893 per year

Washington nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse educators are paid the highest is Seattle, where the average nurse educators salary is $103,893 and 35,070 registered nurses are currently employed.

Nurse educators salaries in other states

California $130,735 per year
Oregon $102,423 per year
Massachusetts $114,817 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 Washington?

Float Pool Nurse $103,662 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $103,662 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $103,173 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $101,882 per year
Primary Care Nurse $101,706 per year
Infectious Disease Nurse $101,706 per year
Infection Control Nurse $101,706 per year
Nurse Manager $101,217 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $100,239 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $99,750 per year

At a $99,750 average annual salary, nurse educators in Washington tend to earn less than float pool nurses ($103,662), cath lab nurses ($103,662), quality assurance nurses ($103,173), occupational health nurses ($101,882), primary care nurses ($101,706), infectious disease nurses ($101,706), infection control nurses ($101,706), nurse managers ($101,217), and clinical informatics nurses ($100,239). They tend to earn more than aesthetic nurses ($99,750).

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