Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salary
Information Technology Instructors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with roughly three in five bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $63K annually on average but can range from $34K to $102K per year. Although more than half have medical coverage and a little over a half have dental coverage, roughly one in three claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Information Technology Instructors. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Instructor
Information technology (IT) instructors teach IT-related skills to students in academic institutions. As such, extensive experience with and knowledge of information technology are necessary for this position, as is a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a field related to management information systems. Prior experience and certifications such as MCSA, CCNA, and A+ certification are also helpful.Read More...
Prior experience in teaching and the ability to work well with students are highly beneficial for IT instructors, and they may work with other instructors as well as administrative executives who oversee their particular department. These instructors work primarily in the classroom with students to prepare and teach lesson plans to multiple classes throughout the day, and some office hours during the day may also be necessary to meet with students who have unanswered questions or need more focused instruction. IT instructors must also be attentive to email to assist students who have questions after hours. Some schools offer online information technology classes, and some instructors should be prepared to provide slideshows and other instructional items online to students in other locations.
Information Technology (IT) Instructor Tasks
- Deliver classroom instruction, including lectures, exercises and laboratories.
- Attend and participate in trainings, meetings and policy and strategy gatherings.
- Communicate facility, curriculum and student problems.
- Create, disseminate and update instructional strategies, curriculum and problems.
- Evaluate and grade student work, including answering questions and providing career guidance.
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Instructor
Pay by Experience for an Information Technology (IT) Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology (IT) Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 31 salaries. An Information Technology (IT) Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 13 salaries.
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