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.

$34,591 - $86,011
$35K
$56K
$86K
MEDIAN: $56,426
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90%

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$11.45 - $36.26
$11
$19
$36
MEDIAN: $19.45
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$34,591 - $86,011  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,500  
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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$29,561 - $86,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 495
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.45 - $36.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24  
Overtime
$18.20 - $44.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,500  
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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$29,561 - $86,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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

  • 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

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: $51,166

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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
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Training Instructor Salaries

▲21%

▲6%

▲5%

National Average
$51,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Training Instructor Salaries

Project Management
▲46%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲17%

Safety Compliance
▲14%



Curriculum Planning
▲7%



▲3%

National Average
$51,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 27%