They pay what??? - page 2

I always thought that eventually I might want to teach, so I jumped at the opportunity to teach a didactic course this summer at a local associate degree program despite low pay, so I could see if... Read More

  1. by   OkieNP
    I made 41,500 for 9 months in Oklahoma during the 2013-2014 school year, working (at the college) 32 hours a week, plus prepping for lectures (20ish hours of work x 6 a semester on my "free time"). Not bad really, but as an NP in the same area I make 85k as a new grad NP 45 hrs a week only 2 weeks off a year. I quit teaching because the insurance to insure my ONE daughter was $600 a month!!! The education of undergraduates however is significantly easier than working as an NP (stress, too much autonomy, hours).