Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salary

The majority of Information Technology Instructors in the United States — slightly less than three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $34K to $99K per year, and the median is $65K per year. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Work is enjoyable for Information Technology Instructors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$33,263 - $93,282
$33K
$65K
$93K
MEDIAN: $65,212
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$16.80 - $50.51
$17
$22
$51
MEDIAN: $21.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$33,263 - $93,282  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,797 - $99,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.80 - $50.51  
   
Overtime
$36.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
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$33,797 - $99,286  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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.

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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

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $46K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $74K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Information Technology Instructors make a median salary of $63K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $66K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Instructor

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Mid-Career
▲21%

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Public Speaking
▲20%

National Average
$61,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼2%

Cisco Networking
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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