The average hourly pay for a Driving Instructor in Modesto, California is $12.48.
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Driving Instructor
An early career Driving Instructor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.00 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Driving Instructor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.34 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with Driving Instructor in their job title in San Antonio, Texas earn an average of 20.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina (20.2% more) and New York, New York (16.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (11.9% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (3.8% less) and Irvine, California (2.2% less).
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