How much does a Nursing Education Specialist make in the United States? The average Nursing Education Specialist salary in the United States is $124,983 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $112,844 and $138,048. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Nursing Education Specialist Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Nursing Education Specialist Salary $101,791 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Nursing Education Specialist Salary $112,844 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Nursing Education Specialist Salary $124,983 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Nursing Education Specialist Salary $138,048 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Nursing Education Specialist Salary $149,943 US June 27, 2024
25% $112,844 10% $101,791 90% $149,943 75% $138,048 $124,983 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Nursing Education Specialist need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Leadership: Knowledge of and ability to employ effective strategies that motivate and guide other members within our business to achieve optimum results.

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Nursing Process: The nursing process is a modified scientific method. Nursing practise was first described as a four-stage nursing process by Ida Jean Orlando in 1958.

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Quality Improvement: Applying a set of tools, methods, and practices in analyzing the performance and efforts to successfully improve the overall process.

Leadership 5.22%
Nursing Process 3.54%
Quality Improvement 1.83%
Others 89.41%
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Job Description for Nursing Education Specialist

Nursing Education Specialist serves as a clinical expert providing teaching, mentoring, consulting, research, and systems improvement in a specific practice area or with a specific patient population. Coordinates and guides clinical activities/projects of nurses within a practice area. Being a Nursing Education Specialist collaborates with members of the health care team to design and implement safe, cost-effective, and evidence-based care strategies. May require a master's degree in nursing. Additionally, Nursing Education Specialist requires Registered Nurse (RN) License. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Nursing Education Specialist manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Nursing Education Specialist typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1-3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Nursing Education Specialist

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Nursing Education Specialist, the first career path typically progresses to Training and Clinical Education Director.

Additionally, the second career path typically starts with a Nursing Education Director position, and then progresses to Head of Nursing Education.

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Nursing Education Specialist salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Nursing Education Specialist, the highest Nursing Education Specialist salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Nursing Education Specialist salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Nursing Education Specialist salary is in Miami, FL, where the Nursing Education Specialist salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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