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Technical Training Instructor Salary

With approximately three in five of Technical Training Instructors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $39K to $95K per year and averages out to $66K per year. The majority of Technical Training Instructors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Technical Training Instructors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$40,942 - $95,240
(Median)
$41K
$66K
$95K
MEDIAN: $65,898
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90%

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$17.01 - $40.09
(Median)
$17
$24
$40
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,942 - $95,240  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,878  
Profit Sharing
$1,350 - $7,000  
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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$39,407 - $95,188  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.01 - $40.09  
   
Overtime
$23.70 - $54.03  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,350 - $7,000  
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).
)
$39,407 - $95,188  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Job Description for Technical Training Instructor

A technical training instructor is an instructor who provides demonstrational events for consumers who are looking to purchase new products. This position is key to completing the sales cycle. The technical training instructor is required to have extensive knowledge of the product being sold so that any question that may arise during the demonstration can be answered. This position would require some hands-on experience in the development of the product.

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Technical Training Instructor 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 Technical Training Instructor


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Technical Training Instructors who transition into an upper level Technical Trainer position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Technical Trainer makes $60K a year.

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Professional skills reported by Technical Training Instructors are few in number. Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office. It is not unusual for someone who knows Microsoft Office to be familiar with Windows Operating System General Use as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Training Instructor

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $54K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $63K. Technical Training Instructors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $72K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $71K.

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Experience Affects Technical Training Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Technical Training Instructor Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 19%
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