Trainer, Information Systems (IS) Salary

Information Systems Trainers in the United States take home an average $60K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Information Systems Trainers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 69 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$39,592 - $87,015
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MEDIAN: $60,417
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$15.48 - $47.16
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MEDIAN: $23.41
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,592 - $87,015  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $6,537  
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$37,173 - $87,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$15.48 - $47.16  
   
Overtime
$24.16 - $68.20  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$491.32 - $6,537  
   
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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$37,173 - $87,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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 may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Information Technology Project Manager. The latter position pays an average of $86K annually. Becoming an Information Technology Trainer or an Instructional Designer & Trainer is often the next step for an Information Systems Trainer.

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Popular Skills for Trainer, Information Systems (IS)


Information Systems Trainers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Training, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use, Electronic Medical Records, and Microsoft Word. Most people experienced in 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.


Information Systems Trainers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $52K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $61K. For Information Systems Trainers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. 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 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Trainer, Information Systems (IS) Salaries

▲31%

▲16%

▲7%

National Average
$57,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Trainer, Information Systems (IS) Salaries

National Average
$57,000

▼8%



Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼12%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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