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Medical Instructor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$70,000
$44,000
$70,000
$109,000
Medical instructors in the United States make an average salary of $70,246 per year or $33.77 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $44,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $109,000. If you like following the crowd, professional and education companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out education, health care, and professional companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Oregon, Arkansas, Washington, and New Mexico provide the highest medical instructor salaries.
Best Paying Cities
San Jose, CA
$101,032
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Map of Medical Instructor Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Medical Instructor Salary By Location

While a medical instructor can average a salary of $70,246 per year, or $33.77 per hour, there are many opportunities for medical instructors to make more. For example, in San Jose, CA you might make $101,032 per year. Other high-paying locations include Seattle, WA, Baltimore, MD and New York, NY. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Jose, CA where the average starting salary is $49,000. The highest paying states for medical instructors include California, Oregon and Arkansas. Meanwhile, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Oklahoma offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
$101,032
$101k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$81,935
$82k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$81,641
$82k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$78,637
$79k
Durham, NC
Durham, NC
$78,504
$79k
Roseville, MI
Roseville, MI
$78,151
$78k
Waco, TX
Waco, TX
$76,404
$76k
Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
$75,214
$75k
Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, VA
$70,055
$70k
Bridgeport, CT
Bridgeport, CT
$69,464
$69k

High Paying Medical Instructor Jobs

Average Medical Instructor Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a medical instructor, being employed by a company such as Duke University or Johns Hopkins University would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Guilford County Schools also report highly competitive salaries for medical instructors.

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Medical Instructor Salary History

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    Average Medical Instructor Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, medical instructor salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that education, health care, and professional companies tend to offer much higher salaries for medical instructors. For example, medical instructors make a whopping average salary of $75,766 while working for education companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $70,270 at health care companies and $65,879 at professional companies. But medical instructors may want to avoid working in the non profits industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $59,200.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Education
    Education
    $75,766
    $76k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $70,270
    $70k
    Professional
    Professional
    $65,879
    $66k
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $59,200
    $59k

    Recently Added Medical Instructor Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Central Texas College
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    $52,175
    $52,175
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    Medical Instructor
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    Lubbock, TX
    Lubbock, TX
    08/23/2020
    08/23/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    08/23/2020
    Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Foundation, Inc.
    Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Foundation, Inc.
    Instructor, Veterinary Medical Technology & Clinical Practices
    Instructor, Veterinary Medical Technology & Clinical Practices
    Instructor, Veterinary Medical Technology & Clinical Practices
    Asheville, NC
    Asheville, NC
    08/21/2020
    08/21/2020
    $72,992
    $72,992
    08/21/2020
    Instructor, Opthalmic Medical Technology
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    Portland, OR
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    03/29/2020
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    $53,843
    $53,843
    03/29/2020
    Instructor, Medical Exploration Institute
    Instructor, Medical Exploration Institute
    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    03/12/2020
    03/12/2020
    $33,420
    $33,420
    03/12/2020
    Instructor, Medical School Intensive
    Instructor, Medical School Intensive
    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    03/05/2020
    03/05/2020
    $69,000
    $69,000
    03/05/2020
    Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Foundation, Inc.
    Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Foundation, Inc.
    Medical Instructor
    Medical Instructor
    Medical Instructor
    Asheville, NC
    Asheville, NC
    10/26/2019
    10/26/2019
    $60,380
    $60,380
    10/26/2019
    Medical Instructor
    Medical Instructor
    Milwaukee, WI
    Milwaukee, WI
    08/22/2019
    08/22/2019
    $68,954
    $68,954
    08/22/2019
    Medical Instructor
    Medical Instructor
    Milwaukee, WI
    Milwaukee, WI
    08/03/2019
    08/03/2019
    $68,954
    $68,954
    08/03/2019
    North Orange County Regional Occupational Program
    North Orange County Regional Occupational Program
    Medical Instructor
    Medical Instructor
    Medical Instructor
    Anaheim, CA
    Anaheim, CA
    07/26/2019
    07/26/2019
    $74,005
    $74,005
    07/26/2019