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Vocational Training Instructor Salary

Vocational Training Instructors in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $39K annually on average. Earnings generally vary between $23K and $60K per year. For the most part, Vocational Training Instructors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — one-third — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and roughly one-half have dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Vocational Training Instructors making up 52 percent of survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$28,958 - $59,407
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,073
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90%

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$9.93 - $30.00
(Median)
$9
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,958 - $59,407  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
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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$22,673 - $60,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$11.45 - $28.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
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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$22,673 - $60,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Job Description for Vocational Training Instructor

  • 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 Vocational Training Instructor

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


For Vocational Training Instructors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $37K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $35K. Vocational Training Instructors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $43K.

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Experience Affects Vocational Training Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 34%