Swim Instructor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$23,000
$16,000
Min 10%
$23,000
Median 50%
$32,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Boston Public Library
Highest Paying City
Boston, MA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.9 years
How much does a swim instructor make?
Swim Instructors in the US make on average $23,403 annually or $11.25 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 16,000. The top 10 percent earn over $32,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $16,000 annually. Hospitality companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Alaska, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Maine are some of the states with the best Swim Instructor salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Swim Instructor is 1.9 years.
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Average Swim Instructor Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Swim Instructor in the USA is $23,403 annually or $11.25 hourly. The top city when it comes to Swim Instructor salaries is Boston, MA at $25,572 per year. The average entry-level salary in Boston, MA is $14,000. Alaska, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Maine are the states with the highest payscale for Swim Instructors. Kentucky, South Carolina, Alabama, Arkansas, and Georgia are the lowest earners.

Map of Swim Instructor Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Swim Instructor Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Swim Instructor makes. Hospitality companies and Non Profits companies have the most job opportunities for Swim Instructors. Boston Public Library and Jewish Senior Life are the highest paying companies. Companies like City Colleges of Chicago and Scott County also report very competitive wages for Swim Instructors.

Average Swim Instructor Pay By Industry

Wages for Swim Instructors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Government companies, Health Care companies, and Education companies tend to have the highest salaries for Swim Instructors. Government companies pay Swim Instructors an average salary of $24,637, Health Care companies pay $24,570, and Education companys come in at $24,237. The average salary for Swim Instructors in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $22,299.
Industry
Average Salary
Government
Government
$24,637
$25k
Health Care
Health Care
$24,570
$25k
Education
Education
$24,237
$24k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$23,071
$23k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$22,299
$22k

Swim Instructor Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Swim Instructor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Swim Instructor can range from $21,861 to $23,039 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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