Training Instructor Salary

A Training Instructor earns an average salary of $56,426 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management, Electronic Troubleshooting, Safety Compliance, and Public Speaking.

$34,976 - $84,053
$35K
$56K
$84K
MEDIAN: $55,896
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50%
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$11.44 - $36.61
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$20
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MEDIAN: $19.53
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$0$84K
Salary $34,976 - $84,053
Bonus $0.00 - $11,745
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,183
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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$29,529 - $84,364
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 514
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $11.44 - $36.61
Hourly Tips $0.49
Overtime $17.57 - $45.98
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $0.00 - $11,745
Commission $8,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,183
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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$29,529 - $84,364
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 309

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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

Pay by Experience for a Training Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Training Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 301 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Training Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 246 salaries. An experienced Training Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 262 salaries. A Training Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 152 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,983

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Training Instructor Reviews

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

Training Instructor in USA:
"TRAINING OF PEOPLE IN LIFE SAVING SKILLS."
Pros: TRAINING IN LIFE SAVING SKILLS. IT HELPS ME TO LEARN. IT GIVES ME AN OPPORTUNITY TO MEET PEOPLE OF VARIOUS STATUS AND CALIBRE.
Cons: IT IS STRESSFUL, INVOLVES LONG STANDING.

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
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Training Instructor Salaries

▲21%

▲7%

▲6%

National Average
$51,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Training Instructor Salaries

Project Management
▲47%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲18%

Safety Compliance
▲14%



Curriculum Planning
▲7%



▲3%

National Average
$51,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 28%
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