The nursing faculty pay scale at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has increased significantly over the past 5 years. This increase was driven by a number of factors: (a) the rapidly expanding population in Nevada, (b) the nursing shortage and the Nevada legislative mandate to double nursing enrollment in state schools, (c) the national nursing faculty shortage, and (d) the opening of private nursing schools in Nevada. This article describes how, given these factors, the faculty members were able to leverage a pay scale that is finally competitive with clinical appointments.
College teachers – Salaries; etc.; Nevada – Las Vegas; Nurses – Salaries; etc.; Nurses – Supply and demand; Nursing – Study and teaching; Teachers – Supply and demand
Education | Nursing
Yucha, C. B.,
Leveraging higher salaries for nursing faculty.
Journal of Professional Nursing, 25(3),