$56,342
Avg. Salary
$19.78
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,025

Bonus

$2,200

Profit Sharing

$8,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Training Instructor is $19.78 per hour.

The average pay for a Training Instructor is $56,342 per year.

$11.66
10%
$19.78
50%
$35.66
90%
MEDIAN $19.78
$36k
10%
$56k
50%
$88k
90%
MEDIAN $56,342
$35,509 - $88,482
$36K
$56K
$88K
MEDIAN: $56,342
10%
50%
90%

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$11.66 - $35.66
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MEDIAN: $19.78
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$0$88K
Salary $35,509 - $88,482
Bonus $0.00 - $12,045
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,913
Commission $8,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,030 - $86,544
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 988
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $11.66 - $35.66
Hourly Tips $2.74
Overtime $18.06 - $44.71
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,045
Commission $8,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,913
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,030 - $86,544
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 602

Job Description for Training Instructor

A training instructor is responsible for teaching clients about a specific skill in a certain industry. Training instructors exist in a variety of sectors such as technology, healthcare, business, education, and more. Most training instructors must have proficient content knowledge of the area in which they are training. For example, a training instructor with expansive knowledge of technology may be responsible for training employees of a company on a new computer program, operating system, or Internet startup; they must, therefore, have experience on the program and generally in training employees in technology.

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Training Instructor Tasks
  • Make lesson plans and determine best instructional methods for conveying subject matter.
  • Recommend improvements in curriculum and updates to accommodate new technology.

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Popular Skills for Training Instructor

Pay by Experience Level for Training Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Training Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Training Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 301 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Training Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 246 salaries. An experienced Training Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 262 salaries. A Training Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 152 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

53%

18%

16%

16%

15%

-5%

National Average: $50,978

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Training Instructor Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Training Instructor?

Training Instructor in Harrisburg:
Work Hard, Be Honest, Show up on time, be dependable.

Training Instructor in Lansing:
Pros: Lots of access to public services, restaurants, community events, culturally interesting, still a small town feel.
Cons: A little congested at times. Some areas could use further investment and upkeep. Housing is pricey and competitive.

Training Instructor in Riverside:
"Don't Forget."
Remember the State you will be working in when money comes up.

Training Instructor in USA:
"TRAINING OF PEOPLE IN LIFE SAVING SKILLS."
Pros: TRAINING IN LIFE SAVING SKILLS. IT HELPS ME TO LEARN. IT GIVES ME AN OPPORTUNITY TO MEET PEOPLE OF VARIOUS STATUS AND CALIBRE.
Cons: IT IS STRESSFUL, INVOLVES LONG STANDING.

Training Instructor in Maurice:
"Interactive."
Pros: Interacting with delegates and other instructors in the classroom and during hands on practicals.
Cons: Management's failure of holding employees accountable.

Training Instructor in Toms River:
"The Money Is Great, But Be Careful Of Work Creep."
If you think you will only have to concentrate on training, then you miss the opportunities to do other things like cleaning and maintenance.

Training Instructor in Holyoke:
"First Time In Non Profit."
Pros: Using my experience and skills, helping people learn a skill and find jobs, working with smart and interesting people.
Cons: Not enough time to do things well. Training and communication lacking. Would love to make more money.

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Key Stats for Training Instructor

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Training Instructor Salaries

▲21%

▲7%

▲6%

National Average
$51,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Training Instructor Salaries

Project Management
▲47%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲18%

Safety Compliance
▲14%



Curriculum Planning
▲7%



▲3%

National Average
$51,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 27%