Driving Instructor Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Driving Instructor is $14.56 per hour. A skill in Teaching is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Driving Instructor Total Pay (?
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$19,650 - $65,931
(Median)
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66K
MEDIAN: $35,610
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Driving Instructor Total Pay (?
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$9.96 - $20.17
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$19,650 - $65,931  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $592  
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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$20,855 - $45,434  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $20.17  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $592  
   
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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$20,855 - $45,434  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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Job Description for Driving Instructor
  • 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.
Pay Difference By Location
San Diego
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National Average
$31,000
Sacramento
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Experience Affects Driving Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 25% dental benefits Dental: 23%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 75%
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