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Technical Training Instructor Salary

Technical Training Instructors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly less than three-fifths of Technical Training Instructors. Salaries average out to around $66K annually and spread from $39K to $95K per year. Total cash compensation for Technical Training Instructors runs from $39K to $95K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $9K. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Technical Training Instructors is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,836 - $94,045
(Median)
$41K
$66K
$94K
MEDIAN: $65,643
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50%
90%

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$16.99 - $40.18
(Median)
$17
$24
$40
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary 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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,836 - $94,045  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,849  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $8,940  
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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$39,490 - $94,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate 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$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.99 - $40.18  
   
Overtime
$23.49 - $54.22  
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 - $9,849  
   
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $8,940  
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).
)
$39,490 - $94,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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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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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Typical Technical Training Instructors report a focused set of job skills. Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Office are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office and Windows Operating System General Use. Competency in Microsoft Office frequently indicates knowledge of 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $54K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $63K. Technical Training Instructors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $71K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $72K.

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Experience Affects Technical Training Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Technical Training Instructor Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 19%