Vocational Training Instructor Salary

Vocational Training Instructors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up around half of Vocational Training Instructors. Pay fluctuates from $27K to $66K per year, but expected earnings average $46K per year. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Vocational Training Instructors making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Vocational Training Instructors is high. Although roughly a third lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$33,151 - $65,633
$33K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,722
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$11.22 - $31.45
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$31
MEDIAN: $19.85
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$0$65K
Salary $33,151 - $65,633
Bonus $0.00 - $5,080
Profit Sharing $3,750
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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$27,458 - $65,950
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 92
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $11.22 - $31.45
Overtime $-0.50 - $42.71
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,080
Profit Sharing $3,750
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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$27,458 - $65,950
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

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Job Description for Vocational Training Instructor

A vocational training instructor teaches students how to perform certain jobs or trades. Examples include heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), automotive trades, plumbing, cooking, hairdressing and certain healthcare jobs, among others. The vocational training instructor may be given material to teach from, or they may be responsible for developing the curriculum and lesson plans in a way that matches the goals of the course and institution. Vocational training instructors must teach lessons that are both informative and interesting to students, which includes hands-on demonstrations, visual aids and student evaluations. The instructor must stay up to date with developments in their field to incorporate into lessons. Additionally, they must keep accurate student records and grade students' work in a timely manner.

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Vocational 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 Vocational Training Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Vocational Training Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Vocational Training Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Vocational 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 $40,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Vocational Training Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 43 salaries. A Vocational 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 $48,000 based on 41 salaries.

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Key Stats for Vocational Training Instructor

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Vocational Training Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 33%
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