A Training Instructor earns an average salary of $56,515 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management, Electronic Troubleshooting, Safety Compliance, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking.

$34,602 - $85,080
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$57K
$85K
MEDIAN: $56,514
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$11.45 - $35.90
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$34,602 - $85,080  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,853  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,850  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$29,817 - $85,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 526
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.45 - $35.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24  
Overtime
$18.18 - $43.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,853  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,850  
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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$29,817 - $85,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 285

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Job Description for Training Instructor

A training instructor is responsible for teaching clients about a specific skill in a certain industry. Training instructors exist in a variety of sectors such as technology, healthcare, business, education, and more. Most training instructors must have proficient content knowledge of the area in which they are training. For example, a training instructor with expansive knowledge of technology may be responsible for training employees of a company on a new computer program, operating system, or Internet startup; they must, therefore, have experience on the program and generally in training employees in technology.

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Training Instructor Tasks

  • Make lesson plans and determine best instructional methods for conveying subject matter.
  • Recommend improvements in curriculum and updates to accommodate new technology.

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Pay by Experience Level for Training Instructor

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,350

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Training Instructor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Training Instructor?

Training Instructor in Maurice:
"Interactive."
Pros: Interacting with delegates and other instructors in the classroom and during hands on practicals.
Cons: Management's failure of holding employees accountable.

Training Instructor in Holyoke:
"First Time In Non Profit."
Pros: Using my experience and skills, helping people learn a skill and find jobs, working with smart and interesting people.
Cons: Not enough time to do things well. Training and communication lacking. Would love to make more money.

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Key Stats for Training Instructor

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Training Instructor Salaries




National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Training Instructor Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 46%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 17%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 13%



Curriculum Planning
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National Average
$51,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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