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Nursing Instructor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$89,620 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Nursing Instructor is $89,620 a year and $43 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Nursing Instructor is between $63,365 and $111,048. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Nursing Instructor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Teaches and demonstrates patient care in classroom and clinical units of hospital to nursing students and nursing personnel, and educates them in principles and application and improved methods of physical, biological, and psychological subjects related to nursing.
  • Lectures students, conducts and supervises laboratory work, assigns lessons, and directs seminars and panels.
  • Supervises student nurses and demonstrates patient care in clinical units of hospital.
  • Requires an RN license in addition to experience and/or additional training.
Nursing Instructor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

Job family population: 55,580

Estimated population of Nursing Instructor jobs: 51,418

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Nursing Instructor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Clinical Instructor for CNA Program and Intro to Health Professions Instructor
Jun 14
Romeoville, United States
Wilco Area Career Center
... Instructor for CNA Program Must be a Registered Nurse in State of Illinois for 2 years. ... Must have 1 year nursing experience with nursing care, including personal care and activities of ...
Clinical Instructor, Finance Department, Quinlan School of Business - Non-Tenure Track (One Year Pos
Jun 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Loyola University Chicago
Clinical Instructor, Finance Department, Quinlan School of Business - Non-Tenure Track (One Year Position) Thank you for your interest in Loyola University Chicago. To view open positions, please ...
PA Faculty
Jun 12
Valparaiso, IN, USA
Valparaiso University
Nursing Instructor, Location: Valparaiso, IN - 46383
Adjunct Faculty - ACLS/BLS Instructor-Clinical Skills and Simulation Center
Apr 12
Downers Grove, IL, USA
Midwestern University
The instructor should have practical experience in performing the skills taught and the ability to ... M.T, Paramedic, R.N., Respiratory Therapist, Physician Assistant, M.D., or D.O. Midwestern ...
9 Month, Non-tenure track Instructor or Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Mar 31
Chicago, IL, USA
Loyola University Chicago
9 Month, Non-tenure track Instructor or Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Thank you for your interest ... B. (Katie) Clarke (cclarke2@luc.edu), Chair, Search Committee, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing ...
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