Software Trainer Salary

The average salary for a Software Trainer is $51,418 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.
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$36,780 - $76,981
(Median)
$37K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,418
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$12.28 - $48.50
(Median)
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$20
$49
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,780 - $76,981  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $7,946  
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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$33,069 - $82,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 771
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.28 - $48.50  
   
Overtime
$16.15 - $52.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $7,946  
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).
)
$33,069 - $82,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 277
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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.

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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

National Average: $51,276

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Experience Affects Software Trainer Salaries




National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Software Trainer Salaries

Training Program Development
up arrow 21%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Software Training Materials
up arrow 2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%

Training
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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