Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salary

With slightly less than three-fifths of Information Technology Instructors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $36K to $99K per year and averages out to $54K per year. For the most part, Information Technology Instructors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Information Technology Instructors survey respondents are men (73 percent). While approximately one in four report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,689 - $90,220
(Median)
$37K
$54K
$90K
MEDIAN: $54,107
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$15.89 - $49.55
(Median)
$16
$29
$50
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$36,689 - $90,220  
   
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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$36,104 - $99,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.89 - $49.55  
   
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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$36,104 - $99,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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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Survey takers who work as Information Technology Instructors usually report a few specific skills. Cisco Networking and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Microsoft Office, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Instructor

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $45K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $59K. Information Technology Instructors see a median salary of $62K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Information Technology Instructors who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $51K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$56,000

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 5%

National Average
$56,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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