Technical Training Instructor Salary

Technical Training Instructors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and roughly three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $66K annually, but may range from $39K to $96K per year. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Male Technical Training Instructors far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. For the most part, Technical Training Instructors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$40,609 - $94,965
(Median)
$41K
$66K
$95K
MEDIAN: $66,398
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$17.02 - $45.69
(Median)
$17
$24
$46
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,609 - $94,965  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$38,879 - $96,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.02 - $45.69  
   
Overtime
$20.61 - $54.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$38,879 - $96,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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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Many Technical Training Instructors move into a Technical Trainer role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Technical Trainers on average bring in a similar salary to Technical Training Instructors.

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Technical Training Instructors note just a narrow range of job skills. Microsoft Office and Windows Operating System General Use are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Office. Those with knowledge of Microsoft Office tend to be skilled in 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $55K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $64K. Technical Training Instructors see a median salary of $71K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Technical Training Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Technical Training Instructor Salaries

National Average
$65,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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