Clinical Education Coordinator

What Does A Clinical Education Coordinator Do?

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

How Do I Become A Clinical Education Coordinator?

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.

What is the Average Salary For A Clinical Education Coordinator?

High – 102,000
Median – 73,000
Low – 40,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Clinical Education Coordinator?

  • Science – As much as possible, including biology and psychology!
  • Math – As much as possible!
  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Public Speaking

What Is The Work Environment For A Clinical Education Coordinator?

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

What Is The Future Outlook For A Clinical Education Coordinator?

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.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degrees Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Clinical Education Coordinator?