The average salary for a Vocational Training Instructor is $47,882.
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Job Description for Vocational Training Instructor
A vocational training instructor teaches students how to perform certain jobs or trades. Examples include heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), automotive trades, plumbing, cooking, hairdressing and certain healthcare jobs, among others. The vocational training instructor may be given material to teach from, or they may be responsible for developing the curriculum and lesson plans in a way that matches the goals of the course and institution. Vocational training instructors must teac…Read more
Vocational 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 Vocational Training Instructor
Training Program Development
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Pay by Experience Level for Vocational Training Instructor
An entry-level Vocational Training Instructor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,000 based on 11 salaries. An early career Vocational Training Instructor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,201 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Vocational Training Instructor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,794 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Vocational Training Instructor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,494 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $49,608.
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Employees with Vocational Training Instructor in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 22.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (19.6% less), Baltimore, Maryland (1.6% less) and New York, New York (0.8% less).
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