We surveyed 277 nurse educators to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical nurse educator. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a nurse educator?



Working as a nurse educator typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that nurse educators are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become a nurse educator?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a nurse educator typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a nurse educator?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a nurse educator. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for nurse educators.


Do nurse educators work full-time or part-time?

57% of nurse educators work in full-time roles while 43% work part-time.