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Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salary

Information Technology Instructors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — a little more than half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $35K to $99K per year, median earnings come to $50K annually. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in four lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Most Information Technology Instructors survey respondents are men (72 percent). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,351 - $89,395
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$89K
MEDIAN: $49,580
10%
50%
90%

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$14.63 - $49.21
(Median)
$15
$29
$49
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$37,351 - $89,395  
   
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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$35,305 - $98,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.63 - $49.21  
   
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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$35,305 - $98,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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. Those listing Microsoft Office as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Instructor

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $45K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $56K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Information Technology Instructors see a median salary of $62K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $50K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$53,000

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 9%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 27%
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