Trainer, Information Systems (IS) Salary

Median pay for Information Systems Trainers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $56K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Female Information Systems Trainers make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,087 - $80,543

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$14.32 - $33.07

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,087 - $80,543  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
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$32,695 - $80,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$14.32 - $33.07  
   
Overtime
$11.00 - $78.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
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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$32,695 - $80,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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

  • 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.

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Information Systems Trainers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Information Technology Project Manager. The average Information Technology Project Manager brings home $86K per year. It is quite typical for Information Systems Trainers to transition into roles as Information Technology Trainers or Instructional Designers & Trainers, where reported median earnings are $5K and $3K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Trainer, Information Systems (IS)


Information Systems Trainers usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Training, Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Office. For most people, competency in Microsoft Office indicates knowledge of 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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $48K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $56K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $63K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $68K on average.

Trainer, Information Systems (IS) Reviews

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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Experience Affects Trainer, Information Systems (IS) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Trainer, Information Systems (IS) Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Training
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%


Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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