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Software Trainer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Software Trainer is $50,448 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 Salary (?
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$35,309 - $75,106
(Median)
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63K
75K
MEDIAN: $50,448
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Software Trainer Salary (?
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$13.69 - $46.91
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,309 - $75,106  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,851  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $7,910  
Commission
$750 - $25,000  
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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$33,327 - $79,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 834
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $46.91  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $50.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,851  
   
Commission
$750 - $25,000  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $7,910  
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).
)
$33,327 - $79,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 263
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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.

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

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Dallas
up arrow 18%
Phoenix
up arrow 14%
St. Louis
up arrow 13%
Tampa
up arrow 12%
Austin
up arrow 6%
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Denver
up arrow 4%
Houston
up arrow 3%
San Diego
up arrow 3%
Pittsburgh
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National Average
$50,000
Nashville
up arrow 6%
Indianapolis
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Experience Affects Software Trainer Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Software Trainer Salaries

Training Program Development
up arrow 16%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Software Training Materials
up arrow 2%
Training
up arrow 1%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
0%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
Project Management
0%
National Average
$50,000
Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 255 votes.

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: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 19%