The average hourly pay for a Vocational Training Instructor is $20.12.
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$12 - $32
$100 - $5,027
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$27,771 - $69,344
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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
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Counseling, Network Management / Administration, Training Program Development, Microsoft Office and Training.
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 $15.47 based on 10 salaries. An early career Vocational Training Instructor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.82 based on 101 salaries. A mid-career Vocational Training Instructor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.49 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Vocational Training Instructor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.83 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
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Employees with Vocational Training Instructor in their job title in Baltimore, Maryland earn an average of 74.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (57.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (36.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (25.4% less).
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