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How much does an Instructor make in the United States?

Average base salary
15.6k salaries reported, updated at Jul 04, 2020
per hour
The average salary for a instructor is $20.65 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Paid housing
  • 403(b)
  • Employee discount

Where can an Instructor earn more?

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Most common benefits for Instructors

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Paid housing
  • 403(b)
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Professional development assistance
  • Health insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement

Salary satisfaction

Based on 15,828 ratings

46% of Instructors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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