The average hourly pay for a Driving Instructor is $15.25.
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Job Description for Driving Instructor
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 he…Read more
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.
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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.
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