Technical Training Instructor Salary

Technical Training Instructors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with close to three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $67K per year on average but can range from $40K to $96K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Technical Training Instructors who answered the questionnnaire. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. In this profession, a fair number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a little more than half have vision insurance, as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,590 - $96,210
(Median)
$42K
$67K
$96K
MEDIAN: $66,859
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$17.21 - $40.09
(Median)
$17
$25
$40
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,590 - $96,210  
   
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 - $95,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.21 - $40.09  
   
Overtime
$24.23 - $53.85  
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 - $95,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 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 report just a handful of professional skills. 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 and Windows Operating System General Use. Employees educated in Microsoft Office are typically practiced in Windows Operating System General Use, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Training Instructor

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $55K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $64K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Technical Training Instructors make a median salary of $72K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $71K.

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Experience Affects Technical Training Instructor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

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

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
31%
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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