Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Driving Instructor is $16.22
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Driving Instructors?
An entry-level Driving Instructor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.29 based on 14 salaries. An early career Driving Instructor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.85 based on 94 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Driving Instructors Do?
Driving instructors train people of different skill levels on how to correctly and safely operate vehicles. Instructors mainly work in vehicles with people who are either earning their license for the first time or those who have decided to make a career out of commercial driving (such as commercial truck drivers). Driving instructors cover a wide range of topics, including driver safety, traffic laws, and defensive driving tactics.
Driving instructors must have a love for driving and enjoy …Read more
- Develop training materials and instruction modules designed to adequately prepare new drivers for real-life driving situations.
- Create an evaluation rubric and utilize it to fairly and accurately assess driver skills.
- Instruct, mentor, & tutor new drivers in the classroom and on the road.