The average wage for a Swimming Instructor is $11.52 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. 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 - $17.68
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$35,000  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$17,716 - $38,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.47 - $17.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.08  
Overtime
$13.22 - $34.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$17,716 - $38,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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

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

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Key Stats for Swimming Instructor

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Swimming Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Swimming Instructor Salaries

CPR
up arrow 20%

National Average
$24,000

Swimming
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 89%
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