Swimming Instructor Salary

The average wage for a Swimming Instructor is $11.52 per hour. A skill in CPR is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$29,946 - $40,695
$35K
MEDIAN: $35,000
50%

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$8.47 - $17.76
$8
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.52
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$35,000  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
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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$17,762 - $38,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.47 - $17.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.08  
Overtime
$16.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
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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$17,762 - $38,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 185

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Job Description for Swimming Instructor

A swimming instructor teaches students how to swim or how to improve their swimming skills. The swimming instructor will help students gain confidence in the water, so that swimming skills can be utilized. Some students will even be prepared for competitions.

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Swimming Instructor Tasks

  • Instruct and coach people of all ages to perform a variety of different swimming techniques.
  • Will teach water safety knowledge and inform students about safety procedures.
  • Teach technique specific drills to improve the skill level of the students.

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Pay by Experience Level for Swimming Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Swimming Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Swimming Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Swimming Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Swimming Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 22 salaries. A Swimming Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Swimming Instructor

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Swimming Instructor Salaries

Experienced
▲34%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Swimming Instructor Salaries

CPR
▲20%

National Average
$24,000

Swimming
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 89%