Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salary

Information Technology Instructors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just below three-fifths of Information Technology Instructors. Pay fluctuates from $34K to $100K per year, but expected earnings average $64K annually. Although just under one in three lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a little more than half get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Information Technology Instructors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$33,925 - $96,095
$34K
$64K
$96K
MEDIAN: $63,967
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50%
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$16.11 - $50.34
$16
$22
$50
MEDIAN: $21.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$33,925 - $96,095  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,870 - $99,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $50.34  
   
Overtime
$36.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
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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$33,870 - $99,563  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $46K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $76K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $62K in this role. 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 $64K.

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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 7 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Mid-Career
▲25%

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Public Speaking
▲22%

National Average
$60,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
▼1%

Cisco Networking
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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