Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salary

Information Technology Instructors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly less than three-fifths of Information Technology Instructors. Pay fluctuates from $36K to $101K per year, but expected earnings average $50K per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and just over a half receive dental plans. Most Information Technology Instructors survey respondents are men (73 percent). For the most part, Information Technology Instructors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,534 - $89,395

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$15.05 - $50.14

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,534 - $89,395  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,744  
Total Pay (?
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$36,338 - $100,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $50.14  
   
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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$36,338 - $100,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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 typically report just a few professional 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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $45K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $59K. On average, Information Technology Instructors make $62K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $49K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$54,000

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 9%

National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

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: 48% employee benefits None: 28%
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