Driving Instructor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$37,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$37,000
Median 50%
$55,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Siemens
Highest Paying City
Santa Clara, CA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a driving instructor make?
The national average salary for a Driving Instructor in the United States is $37,097 per year or $17.84 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $55,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $24,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Driving Instructors are in Internet companies and Insurance companies. New Jersey, New York, Nevada, California, and Delaware have the highest paying Driving Instructor jobs. The typical employment for a Driving Instructor is 3.2 years.
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$59,963

Average Driving Instructor Salary By Location

Across America, Driving Instructors make on average $37,097 annually or $17.84 hourly. The top city when it comes to Driving Instructor salaries is Santa Clara, CA at $54,245 per year. Not only that, Santa Clara, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $23,000. New Jersey, New York, Nevada, California, and Delaware are the top 5 highest earning states for Driving Instructors. Florida, South Dakota, and Wyoming have the lowest Driving Instructor salaries.

Map of Driving Instructor Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Driving Instructor Salary By Company

Driving Instructor jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Internet companies and Insurance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Driving Instructors at Siemens and DriversEd.com report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like AAA Southern New England or St. Louis Community College, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Driving Instructors.

Average Driving Instructor Pay By Industry

Wages for Driving Instructors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Transportation companies, and Non Profits companies pay higher-than-average wages for Driving Instructors. Manufacturing companies pay their Driving Instructors the highest wages, averaging $45,917 per year. Transportation companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $43,006 and $36,411, respectively. The average salary for Driving Instructors in the Education industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $35,582.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$45,917
$46k
Transportation
Transportation
$43,006
$43k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$36,411
$36k
Internet
Internet
$35,601
$36k
Education
Education
$35,582
$36k

Driving Instructor Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Driving Instructor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Coastline
Driving Instructor (Updated for Covid
04/19/2020
$41,740
AAA of Southern California
Driving School Instructor
03/06/2020
$35,479
AAA Motor Club
Driving Instructor
03/05/2020
$25,044
AAA of Southern California
Driving Instructor
02/18/2020
$25,044
AAA Motor Club
Driving Instructor
01/30/2020
$35,479
St. Louis Community College
Driving Instructor
01/23/2020
$54,158
AAA of Southern California
Driving Instructor
01/10/2020
$25,044
AAA of Southern California
Driving Instructor
12/29/2019
$35,479
AAA of Southern California
Driving Instructor
12/27/2019
$25,044
AAA Motor Club
Driving Instructor
12/27/2019
$35,479
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