Nurse educators rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, nurse educators rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 36% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy nurse educators are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Acupuncturist
3.7
$74k
Midwife
3.7
$55k
Radiologist
3.7
$201k
Orthodontist
3.6
N/A
Health educator
3.5
$53k
Nurse educator
3.4
$75k
Surgical assistant
3.4
$43k
Endoscopy technician
3.4
$38k
Exercise physiologist
3.3
$49k
Phlebotomist
3.3
$31k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are nurse educators happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do nurse educators find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as nurse educators?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are nurse educator’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are nurse educators making the best use of their abilities?

Are nurse educators happy with their salary?