Training Instructor Salary (United States)

A Training Instructor earns an average salary of $51,413 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Public Speaking and Facilitator.
Training Instructor Total Pay (?
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$33,320 - $82,755
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MEDIAN: $51,413
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Training Instructor Total Pay (?
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$12.22 - $35.34
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,320 - $82,755  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,567  
Profit Sharing
$347.65 - $8,054  
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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$30,470 - $83,453  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 969
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $35.34  
   
Overtime
$18.35 - $59.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,567  
   
Profit Sharing
$347.65 - $8,054  
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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$30,470 - $83,453  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 969
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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
  • Recommend improvements in curriculum and updates to accommodate new technology.
  • Make lesson plans and determine best instructional methods for conveying subject matter.

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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

San Diego
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Washington
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Austin
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Dallas
up arrow 23%
New York
up arrow 9%
Houston
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Atlanta
up arrow 5%
San Antonio
up arrow 4%
Norfolk
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National Average
$49,000
Charlotte
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Los Angeles
up arrow 9%
Richmond
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Jacksonville
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Chicago
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Philadelphia
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Training Instructor Reviews

What is it like working as a Training Instructor?
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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Experience Affects Training Instructor Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Training Instructor Salaries

Public Speaking
up arrow 21%
Facilitator
up arrow 16%
Training
up arrow 2%
National Average
$49,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%
Software Knowledge
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 26%
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