Pay for Information Systems Trainers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $59K per year. There are more female Information Systems Trainers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 69 percent. Job satisfaction for Information Systems Trainers is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$37,300 - $84,411
$37K
$59K
$84K
MEDIAN: $59,151
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$15.44 - $47.74
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MEDIAN: $23.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,300 - $84,411  
   
Bonus
$483.87 - $6,537  
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$36,214 - $85,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.44 - $47.74  
   
Overtime
$32.86  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$483.87 - $6,537  
   
Total Pay (?
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$36,214 - $85,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Trainer, Information Systems (IS)

Information systems (IS) trainers instruct other staff members on the proper use of information technology, including in safety, efficiency, and troubleshooting. These trainers are expected to have expert-level knowledge of the systems used by the company, and they must be informed on any issues that staff members might reasonably encounter. These professionals must be proficient in widely used software, such as the Microsoft Office suite, as well as proprietary software that may only be used by a subset of employees. Trainers may also be expected to produce physical training materials, such as instruction manuals, pamphlets, brochures, graphs and tables, log files, and/or other materials required by their employers.

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Trainer, Information Systems (IS) 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 Trainer, Information Systems (IS)


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Information Systems Trainers who transition into an Information Technology Project Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $86K per year. The most common next step for an Information Systems Trainer is to become an Information Technology Trainer or an Instructional Designer & Trainer. The former position pays an additional $3K per year on average, and the latter position pays $1K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Trainer, Information Systems (IS)


Typical Information Systems Trainers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Training, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Electronic Medical Records, and Microsoft Word. Most people familiar with Microsoft Office also know Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Trainer, Information Systems (IS)

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


For Information Systems Trainers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $51K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $60K. On average, Information Systems Trainers make $67K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $74K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Trainer, Information Systems (IS) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Trainer, Information Systems (IS)?

Trainer, Information Systems (IS) in Albuquerque:
"Epic Credentialed Trainer."
Pros: The flexibility of working at my own pace unless there is a deadline. The culture with other trainers are fantastic. Office Conditions are decent. The direct management communicates fully.
Cons: The culture is moving away from making more choices that make it difficult to individualize. A feeling of a glass ceiling due to not being a Nurse. Stress level can be high at times due to walking on egg shells when higher level boss is here and she never communicates with the team. The higher level management never communicates.

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Key Stats for Trainer, Information Systems (IS)

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Trainer, Information Systems (IS) Salaries




National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Trainer, Information Systems (IS) Salaries

National Average
$55,000




Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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