Software Trainer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Software Trainer is $50,548 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Training Program Development is associated with high pay for this job.
Software Trainer Total Pay (?
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$35,067 - $75,252
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MEDIAN: $50,547
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Software Trainer Total Pay (?
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$13.82 - $46.57
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,067 - $75,252  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,872  
Profit Sharing
$587 - $7,871  
Commission
$493.16 - $49,665  
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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$33,368 - $78,977  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.82 - $46.57  
   
Overtime
$19.82 - $49.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,872  
   
Commission
$493.16 - $49,665  
Profit Sharing
$587 - $7,871  
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).
)
$33,368 - $78,977  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,142
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Job Description for Software Trainer
A software trainer is responsible for conducting training and support for specific software. Software trainers are usually hired by developers or companies to promote their software to outside agencies. These trainers can also act as a client contact and must provide excellent customer service; they can also act as consultants to market software when required.
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Software Trainer Tasks
  • Identify training needs that is aligned to company's vision.
  • Develop training coursework including creation of technical classes.
  • Conduct educational programs in information technology and systems.
  • Observe and report employee progress and program effectiveness.
Read more about: Training Specialists, IT
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Trainer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
up arrow 15%
Phoenix
up arrow 15%
St. Louis
up arrow 11%
Philadelphia
up arrow 10%
Atlanta
up arrow 6%
Austin
up arrow 5%
San Diego
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Seattle
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Houston
0%
National Average
$50,000
Madison
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Indianapolis
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Experience Affects Software Trainer Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Software Trainer Salaries

Training Program Development
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Software Training Materials
up arrow 3%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Training
up arrow 1%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
0%
Project Management
0%
National Average
$50,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%
Customer Service
up arrow 15%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 18%
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