The average salary for a Technical Trainer is $63,927.
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Job Description for Technical Trainer
A technical trainer coordinates training sessions, provides instruction and training, and guide developmental projects within the organization. One who works as a technical trainer typically has a niche of expertise with reputable certification; clients consult them for knowledge and guidance in these areas. Conferences, webinars, and lectures may be used to teach personnel from the designated company. Individuals in this position are also expected to create educational materials and coursework.…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Trainer
The top respondents for the job title Technical Trainer are from the companies Comcast Cable, Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation and Apple Computer, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Lockheed Martin Corp where the average pay is $80,904. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Schneider Electric Ltd and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $78,850 and $71,000, respectively. Comcast Cable, Inc. pays the lowest at around $52,339. Tableau Software, Inc. and Apple Computer, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $60,500 and $68,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Technical Trainer
Training Program Development
Software Training Materials
Skills in Training, Training Program Development and Software Training Materials are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Trainer
An entry-level Technical Trainer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,436 based on 121 salaries. An early career Technical Trainer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,547 based on 443 salaries. A mid-career Technical Trainer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,317 based on 433 salaries. An experienced Technical Trainer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,903 based on 461 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,895.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Technical Trainer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 43.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (20.5% more) and New York, New York (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (13.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.3% less).
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