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Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salary

Information Technology Instructors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly less than three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $49K annually on average but can range from $35K to $99K per year. Job satisfaction for Information Technology Instructors is high. Although more than half have medical coverage and just over a half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. Male Information Technology Instructors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field.

$37,057 - $88,319
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$88K
MEDIAN: $49,038
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90%

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$14.68 - $48.97
(Median)
$15
$29
$49
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$37,057 - $88,319  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
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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$35,178 - $99,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $48.97  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $59.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
   
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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$35,178 - $99,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Instructor

  • Create, disseminate and update instructional strategies, curriculum and problems.
  • Evaluate and grade student work, including answering questions and providing career guidance.
  • Communicate facility, curriculum and student problems.
  • Deliver classroom instruction, including lectures, exercises and laboratories.
  • Attend and participate in trainings, meetings and policy and strategy gatherings.

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Information Technology Instructors who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Cisco Networking and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Instructor

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $44K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $52K. For Information Technology Instructors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $61K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $50K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 6%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 28%