Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for nurse educators in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 22,693 nurse educators currently employed in the United States.
  • 89.3% of all nurse educators are women, while 10.7% are men.
  • The average age of an employed nurse educator is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of nurse educators is White (69.8%), followed by Black or African American (11.1%), Hispanic or Latino (8.9%) and Asian (7.9%).
  • Nurse educators are most in-demand in New York, NY.
  • The pharmaceutical industry is the highest-paying for nurse educators.
  • 8% of all nurse educators are LGBT.

Nurse Educator Statistics By Gender

89.3% of nurse educators are women and 10.7% of nurse educators are men.

  • Female, 89.3%
  • Male, 10.7%

Nurse Educators By Gender

GenderPercentages
Female89.3%
Male10.7%

Gender Pay Gap For Nurse Educator

Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$68,790
female-income
Female Income
$65,698

Nurse Educator Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the nurse educator position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Nurse Educator Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
20109.82%90.18%
201110.21%89.79%
201210.34%89.66%
201310.77%89.23%
201411.74%88.26%
201511.36%88.64%
201611.77%88.23%
201712.38%87.62%
201812.74%87.26%
201912.80%87.20%

Nurse Educator Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, flight surgeon and optometrist, owner have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Staff Nurse Midwife2%98%
Perinatal Nurse3%97%
Therapeutic Dietitian3%97%
Nurse Educator11%89%
Radiology Resident75%25%
Optometrist, Owner76%24%
Flight Surgeon82%18%

Nurse Educator Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among nurse educators is White, which makes up 69.8% of all nurse educators. Comparatively, there are 11.1% of the Black or African American ethnicity and 8.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 69.8%
  • Black or African American, 11.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 8.9%
  • Asian, 7.9%
  • Unknown, 1.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4%

Nurse Educator Race

Nurse Educator RacePercentages
White69.8%
Black or African American11.1%
Hispanic or Latino8.9%
Asian7.9%
Unknown1.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.4%

Nurse Educator Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among nurse educators.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Nurse Educator Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201072.50%11.37%7.07%7.15%
201172.09%11.74%6.99%7.21%
201271.68%11.87%7.08%7.43%
201371.52%11.80%7.18%7.39%
201470.34%11.94%7.71%7.92%
201570.52%12.06%7.24%8.04%
201670.32%11.58%7.67%8.31%
201769.97%11.09%7.85%8.65%
201869.77%11.75%7.59%8.55%
201969.79%11.10%7.89%8.90%

Nurse Educator Wage Gap By Race

Asian nurse educators have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american nurse educators have the lowest average salary at $63,872.
$74,000
$72,000
$70,000
$68,000
$66,000
$64,000
$62,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$67,103
White$64,765
Black or African American$63,872
Asian$73,384
Hispanic or Latino$67,095

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Average Age of a Nurse Educator

We determined the average age of nurse educators based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Nurse Educator Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4546
Unknown3739
Asian4245
Hispanic or Latino4038
White4345
American Indian and Alaska Native44

Nurse Educator Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of nurse educator employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of nurse educators is 40+ years old, which represents 61% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Nurse Educator Age

Nurse Educator YearsPercentages
40+ years61%
30-40 years26%
20-30 years13%

Types of Nurse Educator Degree Levels

The most common degree for nurse educators is bachelor's degree 46% of nurse educators earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 25% and rounding it off is master's degree with 21%.

  • Bachelors, 46%
  • Associate, 25%
  • Masters, 21%
  • Diploma, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 3%

Nurse Educators By Education

Nurse Educator DegreePercentages
Bachelors46%
Associate25%
Masters21%
Diploma5%
Other Degrees3%

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Nurse Educator Wage Gap By Education

Nurse educators with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $74,261 annually. With a Doctorate degree, nurse educators earn a median annual income of $70,052 compared to $65,698 for nurse educators with an Bachelors degree.
$76,000
$73,000
$70,000
$67,000
$64,000
$61,000
$58,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$74,261
Bachelor's Degree$65,698
Doctorate Degree$70,052
Some College/ Associate Degree$60,173

Nurse Educator Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where nurse educators work. We found most nurse educators work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most nurse educators is the health care industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire nurse educators.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Nurse Educator Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees1%
50 - 100 employees1%
100 - 500 employees7%
500 - 1,000 employees13%
1,000 - 10,000 employees55%
> 10,000 employees23%

The Types Of Companies Nurse Educator Work In

Employees with the nurse educator job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most nurse educators prefer to work at private companies over education companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Nurse Educator Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education28%
Public22%
Private45%
Government6%

Top Industries Hiring Nurse Educators

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ nurse educators. Those industries include health care, non profits and pharmaceutical.

Health Care

Education

Pharmaceutical

Fortune 500

Professional

Nurse Educator Turnover And Employment Statistics

Nurse Educator Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of nurse educators changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Nurse Educator Unemployment Rate By Year

YearNurse Educator Unemployment Rate
20101.90%
20111.97%
20121.94%
20131.69%
20141.75%
20151.37%
20161.10%
20171.04%
20181.07%
20191.04%

The Average Number of Years That Nurse Educator Stay in a Job

By looking over 4,422 nurse educators resumes, we figured out that the average nurse educator enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Nurse Educator Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year14%
1-2 years36%
3-4 years14%
5-7 years17%
8-10 years7%
11+ years12%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Nurse Educators with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to nurse educators.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Accredited Pharmacist Technician5.03%48,773
Pain Management Physician7.51%109,196
Nurse Educator8.34%
Physician13.39%46,489
Eye Specialist13.47%5,904
Naprapath16.48%6400.00%
Reconstructive Surgeon20.24%3,458

Nurse Educator LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Accredited Pharmacist Technician5.03%48,773
Pain Management Physician7.51%109,196
Physician13.39%46,489
Eye Specialist13.47%5,904
Naprapath16.48%64
Reconstructive Surgeon20.24%3,458

Foreign Languages Spoken By Nurse Educators

The most common foreign language among nurse educators is Spanish at 58.6%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 12.6% and German is the third-most popular at 4.6%.

  • Spanish, 58.6%
  • French, 12.6%
  • German, 4.6%
  • Portuguese, 3.4%
  • Filipino, 2.3%
  • Other, 18.5%

Nurse Educator Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish58.6%
French12.6%
German4.6%
Portuguese3.4%
Filipino2.3%
Other18.5%

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Nurse Educator Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a nurse educator can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of nurse educators is $92,993. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Nurse Educators Earn The Most?

Nurse educators earn the most in Rhode Island, where the average nurse educator salary is $106,492. The map here shows where nurse educators earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Nurse Educators?

By looking through more than 4,422 resumes, we found that the most popular places for nurse educators are New York, NY and Houston, TX.

Number of Nurse Educators

Number Of Nurse Educator Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1Florida11,876$58,646
2Texas10,804$63,565
3California9,689$90,154
4New York6,691$97,437
5Pennsylvania6,469$88,657
6Ohio5,089$69,133
7Illinois4,824$66,546
8Massachusetts4,781$80,506
9Georgia4,336$63,317
10North Carolina4,332$62,951
11Washington3,782$66,963
12Virginia3,771$70,884
13Michigan3,665$76,611
14Indiana3,592$65,665
15New Jersey3,251$103,442
16Tennessee2,970$59,939
17Arizona2,733$62,802
18Maryland2,716$99,817
19Colorado2,615$63,887
20Minnesota2,421$91,515
21Missouri2,362$56,745
22Wisconsin2,197$66,681
23South Carolina2,085$61,440
24Oregon1,809$79,881
25Louisiana1,800$61,021
26Iowa1,675$48,641
27Kentucky1,590$62,974
28Connecticut1,551$101,421
29Alabama1,525$61,680
30Oklahoma1,478$56,727
31Kansas1,358$57,014
32Arkansas1,288$57,461
33New Mexico1,066$61,986
34New Hampshire1,044$77,523
35Nevada998$76,308
36Maine985$81,773
37Nebraska949$55,248
38Mississippi919$61,946
39West Virginia800$76,034
40Montana734$70,637
41South Dakota719$53,992
42Idaho690$69,180
43Delaware656$88,166
44Utah585$57,964
45North Dakota545$58,962
46Vermont458$60,059
47Alaska434$69,082
48Rhode Island419$106,492
49District of Columbia399$96,161
50Wyoming308$67,853
51Hawaii264$104,387

Where Are Nurse Educators In High Demand?

Nurse educators are in high demand in New York, NY. There are currently 63 job openings for nurse educators here. We looked over job openings to determine where in the country nurse educators are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Nurse Educator Demographics FAQs

How Many Nurse Educator Are There In The Us?

There are over 23,189 Nurse Educators in the United States.

What Percentage Of Nurse Educators Are Black?

11.1% of Nurse Educators are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Nurse Educators?

Most a are White, with 69.8% of Nurse Educators belonging to this ethnicity. 11.1% of Nurse Educators are Black or African American, 8.9% of Nurse Educators are Hispanic or Latino, 7.9% of Nurse Educators are Asian, 1.9% of Nurse Educators are Unknown, and 0.4% of Nurse Educators are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Nurse Educator Jobs Male - Dominated?

No, Nurse Educator jobs are not male - dominated. 89% of Nurse Educators are female, and 10% are male, so there are more female Nurse Educators than male Nurse Educators in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Nurse Educator?

The average Nurse Educator is 44 years old. 61% of Nurse Educators are 40+ years old or older, 26% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 13% are between 20-30 years old

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