Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salary

More than half of Information Technology Instructors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $36K to $100K per year, but median earnings come to around $50K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Information Technology Instructors who answered the questionnnaire. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by a little more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,707 - $89,924
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$90K
MEDIAN: $49,785
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90%

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$14.79 - $49.78
(Median)
$15
$30
$50
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$36,707 - $89,924  
   
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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$35,672 - $100,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $49.78  
   
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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$35,672 - $100,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Information Technology Instructors who took the survey. 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 beginner in this position makes around $45K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $58K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $62K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $50K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$54,000

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 7%

National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 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: 68% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 27%
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