Course Instructor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$74,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$74,000
Median 50%
$126,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Fairview Health Services
Highest Paying City
Bridgeport, CT
Highest Paying State
West Virginia
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a course instructor make?
Course Instructors in America make an average salary of $74,762 per year or $35.94 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $126,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $44,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Course Instructors are in Education companies and Construction companies. West Virginia, Delaware, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Virginia have the highest paying Course Instructor jobs. The typical employment for a Course Instructor is 2.2 years.
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Average Course Instructor Salary By Location

Across America, Course Instructors make on average $74,762 annually or $35.94 hourly. Working in Bridgeport, CT as a Course Instructor will pay you the highest wages at around $74,401 per year. The average starting salary in Bridgeport, CT for Course Instructors is $34,000. Some of the states with the best Course Instructor salaries are West Virginia, Delaware, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Virginia, New Jersey, and Maine. The lowest earning states are South Dakota, Alaska, Nebraska, Utah, and Montana.

Map of Course Instructor Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Course Instructors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Course Instructor Salary By Company

If you are a Course Instructor, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Education companies and Construction companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Companies like Fairview Health Services or CACI International will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Jacobs Engineering Group and By Light Professional IT Services pay their Course Instructors very well.

Average Course Instructor Pay By Industry

Wages for Course Instructors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Health Care companies, and Non Profits companies pay higher-than-average wages for Course Instructors. Salaries for Course Instructors in Technology companies average $83,371 annually, while Health Care companies and Non Profits companies pay $79,385 and $75,793, respectively. The types of companies that pay Course Instructors the least are in the Education industry, where the average annual salary is $73,444.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$83,371
$83k
Health Care
Health Care
$79,385
$79k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$75,793
$76k
Government
Government
$74,011
$74k
Education
Education
$73,444
$73k

Course Instructor Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Course Instructor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Course Instructor can range from $44,993 to $101,593 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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