Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salary

The majority of Information Technology Instructors in the United States — just under three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $36K to $100K per year, and the median is $50K per year. Most Information Technology Instructors report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and a little more than half claim dental coverage as well. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Information Technology Instructors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,390 - $90,381
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$90K
MEDIAN: $50,013
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50%
90%

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$14.85 - $49.71
(Median)
$15
$30
$50
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,390 - $90,381  
   
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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$36,087 - $100,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $49.71  
   
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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$36,087 - $100,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $46K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $58K. On average, Information Technology Instructors make $62K following one to two decades on the job. Information Technology Instructors who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $50K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$54,000

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Instructor Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 6%

National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
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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