Information Technology Instructors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and a little over a half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $62K annually, but may range from $34K to $102K per year. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Work is enjoyable for Information Technology Instructors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

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$34,188 - $102,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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$37.50  
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$34,188 - $102,096  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $46K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $73K. Information Technology Instructors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $61K. Information Technology Instructors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $63K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Public Speaking
up arrow 23%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Cisco Networking
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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