Driving Instructor Salary (United States)

A Driving Instructor earns an average wage of $14.47 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Driving Instructor Total Pay (?
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$19,883 - $60,832
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MEDIAN: $38,122
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Driving Instructor Total Pay (?
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$9.95 - $20.18
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,883 - $60,832  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $596  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,849 - $45,966  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $20.18  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $596  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,849 - $45,966  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
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Job Description for Driving Instructor

Driving instructors train people of different skill levels on how to correctly and safely operate vehicles. Instructors mainly work in vehicles with people who are either earning their license for the first time or those who have decided to make a career out of commercial driving (such as commercial truck drivers). Driving instructors cover a wide range of topics, including driver safety, traffic laws, and defensive driving tactics.
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Driving Instructor Tasks
  • Instruct, mentor, & tutor new drivers in the classroom and on the road.
  • Create an evaluation rubric and utilize it to fairly and accurately assess driver skills
  • Develop training materials and instruction modules designed to adequately prepare new drivers for real-life driving situations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Driving Instructor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Driving Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 25% dental benefits Dental: 23%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 75%
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