Career Details

Clinical Education Coordinator

Career Overview

A clinical education coordinator coordinates orientation training for new nurses and on-going training for all other nurses.


Completing a two-year college program or four-year bachelor's degree in nursing is required to obtain this position. The chances of getting this job will be greater with a bachelor’s or a master’s degree. A master’s degree may take an additional two-three years to earn after earning the bachelor’s degree.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$40,000 /yr
$73,000 /yr
$102,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Math - as much as possible!
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Public Speaking
  • Communication
  • Science - as much as possible, including biology and psychology!
Future Outlook

The job outlook for nurses (in general) looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist. There aren't as many nurses who work as clinical education coordinators, so there will likely be more competition for these positions.

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Work Environment

Clinical education coordinators generally work in hospitals or other healthcare settings.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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