What is the average salary for nursing instructor jobs?

The average salary for nursing instructor jobs as of 2010 is about $73,000 annually. The top 25 percent of nursing instructors make about $80,000 per year. Nursing instructors in the bottom 25 percent of the pay scale earn about $66,000 per year. It will generally also depend on what type of nursing instructor you are. If you are teaching in a registered nurse program, you should be able to make more than someone who is teaching in an LPN program. The size of the school by which you are employed will also have a lot to do with your salary.