With slightly less than two-thirds of Technical Training Instructors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Technical Training Instructors is $64K per year and can range from $39K on the lower end to $96K per year near the higher end. The range in cash compensation to Technical Training Instructors ($39K to $96K) includes potential earnings of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, about one in five claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Technical Training Instructors is high. The vast majority of Technical Training Instructors (81 percent) who took the survey are men. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,946 - $95,686
$41K
$64K
$96K
MEDIAN: $63,782
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50%
90%

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$17.33 - $35.30
$17
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $22.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,946 - $95,686  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,227  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,067  
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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$39,418 - $96,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$17.33 - $35.30  
   
Overtime
$20.61 - $58.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,227  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,067  
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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$39,418 - $96,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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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

  • Conduct educational programs in information technology and systems.
  • Observe and report employee progress and program effectiveness.
  • Identify training needs that is aligned to company's vision.
  • Develop training coursework including creation of technical classes.

Common Career Paths for Technical Training Instructor


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For Technical Training Instructors, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Technical Training Instructors earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Technical Trainer.

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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. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $47K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $59K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $65K in this role. Technical Training Instructors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $67K.

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Key Stats for Technical Training Instructor

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Technical Training Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Technical Training Instructor Salaries

Public Speaking
up arrow 29%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 27%

National Average
$60,000

Training Program Development
up arrow 1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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