Instructor salary in California

Average salary
$38,500/yr
Based on 1,080 income tax records
$17,000
$105,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$17,000
$105,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Instructors make?
The average total salary for a Instructor is $38,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,080 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Instructor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Instructor salary can vary between $17,000 to $105,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Instructor salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Chula Vista, CA
11 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$49K – $65K
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Oceanside, CA
13 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$34K – $69K
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San Francisco, CA
25 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$33K – $92K
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Fresno, CA
24 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$31K – $78K
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Oakland, CA
22 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$34K – $59K
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San Diego, CA
54 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$30K – $58K
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Redding, CA
17 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$27K – $49K
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Los Angeles, CA
43 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$28K – $48K
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San Jose, CA
20 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$31K – $43K
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Long Beach, CA
12 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$27K – $54K
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Bakersfield, CA
13 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$25K – $52K
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Sacramento, CA
29 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$22K – $47K
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Stockton, CA
18 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$25K – $31K
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Modesto, CA
12 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$22K – $33K

Instructor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Northwell Health, California
16 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$69K – $94K
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US Department Of Defense, California
40 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$46K – $63K
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State Of California, California
29 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$40K – $65K
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San Joaquin Valley College, California
13 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$33K – $48K
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University Of California, California
12 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$28K – $52K
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Central Valley Training Center, California
12 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$22K – $30K

Instructor demographics in California

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65% are single
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35% are married
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35% have kids
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38% own a home

Instructor salaries by age in California

$0
$12,500
$25,000
$37,500
$50,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Instructors in California

1,080 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a instructor in California is $38,500 per year. Instructor salaries in California can vary between $17,000 to $105,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,080 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as instructor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for instructors in California: Northwell Health ($80,000 a year), US Department of Defense ($56,500 a year), and State of California ($49,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for instructors in California: Chula Vista, CA ($55,500 a year), Oceanside, CA ($51,000 a year), and San Francisco, CA ($48,500 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.