Technical Training Instructor Salary

Technical Training Instructors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — three in five have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $39K to $96K per year, median earnings come to $66K annually. For the most part, Technical Training Instructors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Technical Training Instructors who responded to the questionnaire — 81 percent to be exact. While some workers in this profession — just under one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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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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Survey results show that Technical Training Instructors typically report just a few professional skills. Microsoft Office and Windows Operating System General Use are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Office. Many workers who know Microsoft Office also know Windows Operating System General Use.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Training Instructor

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Technical Training Instructors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $55K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $64K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Technical Training Instructors make a median salary of $71K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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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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