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
Gender Pay Gap For Nurse Educator
Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Nurse Educator Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the nurse educator position over time.
Nurse Educator Gender By Year
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.
|Staff Nurse Midwife||2%||98%|
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 Race||Percentages|
|Black or African American||11.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino||8.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.4%|
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.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Nurse Educator Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Nurse Educator Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$63,872|
|Hispanic or Latino||$67,095|
Nurse Educator JOBS
Average Age of a Nurse Educator
We determined the average age of nurse educators based on ethnicity and gender.
Nurse Educator Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||45||46|
|Hispanic or Latino||40||38|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||44|
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.
Nurse Educator Age
|Nurse Educator Years||Percentages|
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 Degree||Percentages|
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Nurse Educator Wage Gap By Education
|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.
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
Nurse Educator Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||1%|
|50 - 100 employees||1%|
|100 - 500 employees||7%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||13%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||55%|
|> 10,000 employees||23%|
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.
Nurse Educator Jobs By Sector
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.
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
|Year||Nurse Educator Unemployment Rate|
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
Nurse Educator Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||14%|
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 Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Accredited Pharmacist Technician||5.03%||48,773|
|Pain Management Physician||7.51%||109,196|
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