Technical Training Instructor Salary

About three-fifths of Technical Training Instructors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $40K to $96K per year, and the average comes out to $67K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and over one-half collect vision insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Technical Training Instructors who answered the questionnnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,660 - $96,658
(Median)
$42K
$67K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,220
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$17.19 - $40.18
(Median)
$17
$25
$40
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,660 - $96,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $8,000  
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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$39,950 - $96,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.19 - $40.18  
   
Overtime
$25.30 - $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 - $9,863  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $8,000  
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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$39,950 - $96,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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 go on to become Technical Trainers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Technical Trainer, an upper-level role, pays $60K.

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Technical Training Instructors who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Windows Operating System General Use. Microsoft Office and Windows Operating System General Use are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Training Instructor

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $55K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $65K. For Technical Training Instructors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $72K. 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 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Technical Training Instructor Salaries

National Average
$66,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 20%
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