Teaching Instructor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$55,000
$38,000
Min 10%
$55,000
Median 50%
$79,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Worcester, MA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a teaching instructor make?
Teaching Instructors in America make an average salary of $55,256 per year or $26.57 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $38,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $79,000. Education companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Teaching Instructor jobs are Washington, Idaho, Maine, Indiana, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for a Teaching Instructor is 2.4 years.
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Average Teaching Instructor Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Teaching Instructor in the United States is $55,256 per year or $26.57 per hour. Worcester, MA reports the highest annual salary for Teaching Instructors at 67,039. Even as an entry-level Teaching Instructor, you will make $43,000 per year in Worcester, MA. Washington, Idaho, Maine, Indiana, and Massachusetts are the top 5 highest earning states for Teaching Instructors. On the other hand, Oregon, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Florida report the lowest wages for Teaching Instructors.

Map of Teaching Instructor Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Teaching Instructor Salary By Company

There is good job security in Teaching Instructor positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Education companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Teaching Instructors. Companies like Worcester Polytechnic Institute or Virginia Commonwealth University will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Carnegie Mellon University and George Washington University report highly competitive salaries for Teaching Instructors.

Average Teaching Instructor Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Teaching Instructor works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Technology companies, Automotive companies, and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest salaries for Teaching Instructors. Salaries for Teaching Instructors in Technology companies average $57,305 annually, while Automotive companies and Non Profits companies pay $57,164 and $55,841, respectively. At $51,574, the average salary for Teaching Instructors in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$57,305
$57k
Automotive
Automotive
$57,164
$57k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$55,841
$56k
Education
Education
$55,108
$55k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$55,075
$55k
Health Care
Health Care
$51,574
$52k

Teaching Instructor Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Teaching Instructor Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Teaching Instructor, Graduate Writing Program
Teaching Instructor, Graduate Writing Program
03/11/2020
03/11/2020
$61,377
$61,377
Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Non-Tenure Track Teaching Instructor
Non-Tenure Track Teaching Instructor
02/12/2020
02/12/2020
$61,377
$61,377
Rutgers University
Rutgers University
Teaching Instructor
Teaching Instructor
09/28/2019
09/28/2019
$56,169
$56,169
North Orange County Regional Occupational Program
North Orange County Regional Occupational Program
Teaching Instructor
Teaching Instructor
07/26/2019
07/26/2019
$53,904
$53,904
Teaching Instructor of Spanish
Teaching Instructor of Spanish
11/14/2018
11/14/2018
$65,005
$65,005
Teaching Instructor In The Arabic Language
Teaching Instructor In The Arabic Language
05/07/2018
05/07/2018
$59,603
$59,603
Stillman College
Stillman College
Teaching Instructor of The Arabic Language
Teaching Instructor of The Arabic Language
04/04/2018
04/04/2018
$52,033
$52,033
Stillman College
Stillman College
Teaching Instructor of The Arabic Language
Teaching Instructor of The Arabic Language
04/03/2018
04/03/2018
$52,033
$52,033
Stillman College
Stillman College
Teaching Instructor of The Arabic Language
Teaching Instructor of The Arabic Language
04/02/2018
04/02/2018
$41,500
$41,500
Teaching Instructor/Philosophy
Teaching Instructor/Philosophy
02/02/2018
02/02/2018
$86,965
$86,965