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Software Trainer Salary

A Software Trainer earns an average salary of $50,481 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
$35,423 - $75,261
(Median)
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63K
75K
MEDIAN: $50,480
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$13.24 - $49.01
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,423 - $75,261  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,951  
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $7,708  
Commission
$9,000 - $40,000  
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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$33,045 - $80,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 795
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.24 - $49.01  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $52.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,951  
   
Commission
$9,000 - $40,000  
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $7,708  
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).
)
$33,045 - $80,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 262
United States (change)

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.

Common Career Paths for Software Trainer


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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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Software Trainer Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Software Trainer Salaries

Training Program Development
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Software Training Materials
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Training
up arrow 1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$50,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 220 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
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: 56% employee benefits None: 19%