Average Vocational Nursing Instructor Salary
$48,000 yearly
$17.14 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$32,000
10 %
$48,000
Median
$73,000
90 %
Vocational nursing instructors in the United States make an average salary of $48,396 per year or $23.27 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level vocational nursing instructor salary is roughly $32,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $73,000. If you like following the crowd, health care and education companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out internet, education, and health care companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Nevada, Rhode Island, Connecticut, California, and Alaska provide the highest vocational nursing instructor salaries.

Average Vocational Nursing Instructor Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where vocational nursing instructors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Vocational Nursing Instructor average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$42,263
$42,263
$20.32
$20.32
Alaska
Alaska
$63,814
$63,814
$30.68
$30.68
Arizona
Arizona
$47,090
$47,090
$22.64
$22.64
Arkansas
Arkansas
$40,222
$40,222
$19.34
$19.34
California
California
$64,047
$64,047
$30.79
$30.79
Colorado
Colorado
$44,586
$44,586
$21.44
$21.44
Connecticut
Connecticut
$66,516
$66,516
$31.98
$31.98
Delaware
Delaware
$63,650
$63,650
$30.60
$30.60
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$78,814
$78,814
$37.89
$37.89
Florida
Florida
$43,750
$43,750
$21.03
$21.03
Georgia
Georgia
$50,436
$50,436
$24.25
$24.25
Hawaii
Hawaii
$45,758
$45,758
$22.00
$22.00
Idaho
Idaho
$51,613
$51,613
$24.81
$24.81
Illinois
Illinois
$36,684
$36,684
$17.64
$17.64
Indiana
Indiana
$46,622
$46,622
$22.41
$22.41
Iowa
Iowa
$46,010
$46,010
$22.12
$22.12
Kansas
Kansas
$45,383
$45,383
$21.82
$21.82
Kentucky
Kentucky
$46,473
$46,473
$22.34
$22.34
Louisiana
Louisiana
$45,063
$45,063
$21.66
$21.66
Maine
Maine
$47,329
$47,329
$22.75
$22.75
Maryland
Maryland
$58,796
$58,796
$28.27
$28.27
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$51,001
$51,001
$24.52
$24.52
Michigan
Michigan
$54,071
$54,071
$26.00
$26.00
Minnesota
Minnesota
$46,225
$46,225
$22.22
$22.22
Mississippi
Mississippi
$48,736
$48,736
$23.43
$23.43
Missouri
Missouri
$42,112
$42,112
$20.25
$20.25
Montana
Montana
$42,808
$42,808
$20.58
$20.58
Nebraska
Nebraska
$49,773
$49,773
$23.93
$23.93
Nevada
Nevada
$68,094
$68,094
$32.74
$32.74
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$63,650
$63,650
$30.60
$30.60
New Jersey
New Jersey
$62,420
$62,420
$30.01
$30.01
New Mexico
New Mexico
$41,873
$41,873
$20.13
$20.13
New York
New York
$57,458
$57,458
$27.62
$27.62
North Carolina
North Carolina
$47,231
$47,231
$22.71
$22.71
North Dakota
North Dakota
$54,980
$54,980
$26.43
$26.43
Ohio
Ohio
$53,121
$53,121
$25.54
$25.54
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$31,669
$31,669
$15.23
$15.23
Oregon
Oregon
$56,682
$56,682
$27.25
$27.25
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$48,054
$48,054
$23.10
$23.10
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$66,696
$66,696
$32.07
$32.07
South Carolina
South Carolina
$38,242
$38,242
$18.39
$18.39
South Dakota
South Dakota
$40,578
$40,578
$19.51
$19.51
Tennessee
Tennessee
$51,131
$51,131
$24.58
$24.58
Texas
Texas
$40,352
$40,352
$19.40
$19.40
Utah
Utah
$55,699
$55,699
$26.78
$26.78
Vermont
Vermont
$46,499
$46,499
$22.36
$22.36
Virginia
Virginia
$42,813
$42,813
$20.58
$20.58
Washington
Washington
$56,480
$56,480
$27.15
$27.15
West Virginia
West Virginia
$44,740
$44,740
$21.51
$21.51
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$50,942
$50,942
$24.49
$24.49
Wyoming
Wyoming
$38,030
$38,030
$18.28
$18.28

Highest Paying Cities For Vocational Nursing Instructor

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
$61,783
$61,783
$29.70
$29.70
New Braunfels, TX
New Braunfels, TX
$40,230
$40,230
$19.34
$19.34

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Average Vocational Nursing Instructor Salary Over Time

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Location

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Nursing Faculty

    Avg. salary: $56,711

    Nursing faculty members are professionals who are responsible for providing education and instructional materials about topics that are related to the nursing profession. These professionals must maintain communication with the Director of Nursing to discuss the progress and concerns of their nursing students. They are required to facilitate professional development skills workshops among nursing students as well as participate in college and community service. These professionals must also negotiate and collaborate with hospital facilities to provide clinical experiences for their junior nursing students.
    35,246 Nursing Faculty Jobs
    Nursing Program Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $59,471

    A Nursing Program Coordinator typically works at universities and community colleges where they are in charge of coordinating nursing programs. Although the extent of their responsibilities depends on their employment institution, it usually includes conducting research and analyses, liaising with internal and external parties, working together with directors in developing curriculums, and overseeing committee works. Moreover, a Nursing Program coordinator leads and encourages staff to reach administrative objectives while implementing the institution's policies and regulations.
    72,960 Nursing Program Coordinator Jobs
    Instructor Nurse

    Avg. salary: $59,719

    Nurse educators are instructors in the medical field. Usually, they are a registered nurse with additional education in the area of teaching. They serve as an educator, teaching different courses to nursing students. They also develop lesson plans and instructional materials such as syllabi or course outlines, assess student learning, and give exams.
    18,602 Instructor Nurse Jobs
    Adjunct Nursing Faculty

    Avg. salary: $57,246

    Adjunct nursing faculty serve to augment the regular faculty. They are vital personnel in a clinic or hospital; they help nurses with patient care and manage patient documents, medical charts, and other clerical duties. Though they typically work on a part-time basis, there are cases where they are regularly employed to handle an increased incoming patient rate.
    37,041 Adjunct Nursing Faculty Jobs
    Adjunct Clinical Instructor

    Avg. salary: $61,172

    An adjunct Clinical Instructor assists in teaching, guiding, and evaluating nursing students in clinical experiences. They maintain control of the class during instruction, as well as handle disruption in the lab and clinic.
    51,166 Adjunct Clinical Instructor Jobs
    Instructor

    Avg. salary: $51,191

    Instructors are responsible for imparting knowledge to students. They are well-versed in different topics related to their area of teaching. They prepare lessons, create presentation materials and other collaterals, and present these to the students. They manage the classroom and ensure that students are attentive. Instructors are also responsible for creating ways to check the students' knowledge retention through schoolwork and examinations. They also evaluate their teaching style as well to further improve their skills for the next batch of students. Instructors should be patient, creative, and well-versed in classroom management.
    25,181 Instructor Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Vocational Nursing Instructors The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like University of California Press and The University of Texas Health Science Center as they offer the highest salaries for vocational nursing instructors.
    Company

    Recently Added Vocational Nursing Instructor Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    {Title:Temporary Vocational Nurse, City:Irvine}
    {Title:Temporary Vocational Nurse, City:Irvine}
    Ione, CA
    Ione, CA
    06/25/2021
    06/25/2021
    $55,201
    $55,201
    06/25/2021
    Vocational Nurse (LVN)-Victory Lakes Orthopaedic Clinic
    Vocational Nurse (LVN)-Victory Lakes Orthopaedic Clinic
    League City, TX
    League City, TX
    05/16/2021
    05/16/2021
    $43,827
    $43,827
    05/16/2021
    North Orange County Regional Occupational Program
    North Orange County Regional Occupational Program
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Anaheim, CA
    Anaheim, CA
    01/16/2020
    01/16/2020
    $99,425
    $99,425
    01/16/2020
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Irvine, CA
    Irvine, CA
    12/29/2019
    12/29/2019
    $50,568
    $50,568
    12/29/2019
    North Orange County Regional Occupational Program
    North Orange County Regional Occupational Program
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Anaheim, CA
    Anaheim, CA
    12/23/2019
    12/23/2019
    $99,425
    $99,425
    12/23/2019
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Irvine, CA
    Irvine, CA
    10/30/2019
    10/30/2019
    $50,568
    $50,568
    10/30/2019
    Baldy View Regional Occupational Program
    Baldy View Regional Occupational Program
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Ontario, CA
    Ontario, CA
    09/26/2019
    09/26/2019
    $83,480
    $83,480
    09/26/2019
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Irvine, CA
    Irvine, CA
    09/10/2019
    09/10/2019
    $50,568
    $50,568
    09/10/2019
    Baldy View Regional Occupational Program
    Baldy View Regional Occupational Program
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Ontario, CA
    Ontario, CA
    08/29/2019
    08/29/2019
    $83,480
    $83,480
    08/29/2019
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    Vocational Nursing Instructor
    San Antonio, TX
    San Antonio, TX
    08/02/2019
    08/02/2019
    $35,000
    $35,000
    08/02/2019

    Average Vocational Nursing Instructor Salary by Demographic

    Vocational Nursing Instructor Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $53,316
    female-income
    Female Income
    $51,742
    Median Vocational Nursing Instructor Income by Race
    Asian vocational nursing instructors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino vocational nursing instructors have the lowest average salary at $51,624.
    $54,000
    $53,000
    $52,000
    $51,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$52,415
    Black or African American$52,356
    Asian$53,237
    Unknown$53,013
    Hispanic or Latino$51,624
    Average Vocational Nursing Instructor Salary by Education Level
    $62,000
    $60,000
    $58,000
    $56,000
    $54,000
    $52,000
    $50,000
    Master's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$51,742
    Doctorate Degree$60,560