Swimming Instructor Salary

A Swimming Instructor earns an average wage of $11.14 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$20,134 - $59,598
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$60K
MEDIAN: $35,000
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$8.27 - $19.36
(Median)
$8
$11
$19
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,134 - $59,598  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,800  
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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$17,268 - $40,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$8.27 - $19.36  
   
Overtime
$0.14 - $47.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,800  
   
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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$17,268 - $40,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Swimming Instructor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Swimming Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 88%
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