Average Driving Instructor Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Driving Instructor is $15.25.
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $21
$49 - $2,433
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,350
$0 - $265
Total Pay
$23,324 - $51,902

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Job Description for Driving Instructor

Driving Instructor Tasks
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Driving Instructor

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Popular Skills for Driving Instructor

Skills in Training, Safety Training and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance and Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for Driving Instructor

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 $14.20 based on 22 salaries. An early career Driving Instructor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.62 based on 187 salaries. A mid-career Driving Instructor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.08 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Driving Instructor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.69 based on 88 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (32.9% less), Irvine, California (19.9% less) and Modesto, California (18.2% less).

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