The average salary for a Technical Trainer is $64,614.
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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
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Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Trainer
The top respondents for the job title Technical Trainer are from the companies Leidos, Comcast Cable, Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $78,092. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mantech International Corp. and Apple Computer, Inc, earning around $69,965 and $68,000, respectively. Comcast Cable, Inc. pays the lowest at around $52,339. Maine Medical Center and Textron, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,535 and $60,250, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Technical Trainer
Training Program Development
Software Training Materials
Skills in Training, Training Program Development, Software Training Materials and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $53,582 based on 33 salaries. An early career Technical Trainer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,764 based on 347 salaries. A mid-career Technical Trainer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,028 based on 298 salaries. An experienced Technical Trainer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,131 based on 389 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,273.
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Employees with Technical Trainer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (15.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (12.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.7% less).
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