Instructor salary in the United States

Average salary
$51,000/yr
Based on 9,910 income tax records
$18,500
$110,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$28K
 
$45K
 
$54K
 
$56K
 
$56K
$18,500
$110,000
How much do Instructors make?
The average total salary for a Instructor is $51,000 per year. This is based on data from 9,910 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Instructor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Instructor salary can vary between $18,500 to $110,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Instructor salary by location

Instructor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Madison Area Technical College, Dane County, WI
12 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$60K – $118K
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National Finance Center, Glynn County, GA
19 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$61K – $115K
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US Department Of Defense, Cochise County, AZ
18 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$56K – $96K
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State Center Comm College Dist, Fresno County, CA
10 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$22K – $92K
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University Of Oregon, Lane County, OR
11 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$41K – $102K
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South Texas College, Hidalgo County, TX
18 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$47K – $82K
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Oregon State University, Benton County, OR
23 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$21K – $93K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
19 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$35K – $91K
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Jacobs, Cochise County, AZ
15 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$53K – $77K
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Central Nm Community College, Bernalillo County, NM
12 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$29K – $72K
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University Of California, Denver County, CO
11 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$28K – $72K
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University Of South Florida, Hillsborough County, FL
12 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$39K – $97K
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Universal Technical Institute Of, Maricopa County, AZ
13 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$49K – $71K
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State Of Delaware, New Castle County, DE
11 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$51K – $89K
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Alamo Colleges District, Bexar County, TX
16 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$21K – $79K
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Tarrant County College, Tarrant County, TX
13 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$19K – $74K
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Maricopa Community Colleges, Maricopa County, AZ
13 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$29K – $116K
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Colorado State University, Larimer County, CO
12 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$21K – $66K
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Fayetteville Tech Comm College, Cumberland County, NC
13 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$22K – $77K
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The University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Harris County, TX
18 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$46K – $64K
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University Of Illinois, Champaign County, IL
14 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$30K – $83K
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Washington University In St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO
11 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$32K – $74K
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Portland Community College, Multnomah County, OR
14 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$26K – $86K
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The Pennsylvania State Universit, Centre County, PA
17 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$23K – $66K
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Texas Tech University System, Lubbock County, TX
19 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$19K – $90K
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University Of Arkansas, Washington County, AR
18 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$30K – $66K
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Mississippi State University, Oktibbeha County, MS
13 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$39K – $80K
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State Of Kansas, Riley County, KS
13 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$34K – $78K
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Arizona State University, Maricopa County, AZ
26 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$30K – $62K
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University Of Nebraska, Douglas County, NE
16 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$20K – $69K
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University, Montgomery County, VA
17 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$17K – $82K
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University Of Memphis, Shelby County, TN
12 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$17K – $60K
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Louisiana State University, East Baton Rouge County, LA
16 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$24K – $103K
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The University Of Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, AL
20 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$32K – $60K
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Huron Area Center For Independen, Beadle County, SD
10 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$27K – $43K

Instructor demographics in United States

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47% are single
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53% are married
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43% have kids
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56% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Instructors in United States

9,910 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a instructor in the United States is $51,000 per year. Instructor salaries in the United States can vary between $18,500 to $110,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 9,910 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as instructor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for instructors in the United States: Madison Area Technical College ($95,000 a year), National Finance Center ($94,500 a year), and US Department of Defense ($84,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for instructors in the United States: Milwaukee Metro Area, WI ($70,000 a year), Augusta Metro Area, GA ($68,000 a year), and San Jose Metro Area, CA ($68,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.