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Training Instructor - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Training Instructor"

How much does a Training Instructor in the federal government get paid? $86,618.63* *Based on the 2020 average.

Training Instructor was the 98th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 2,507 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Training Instruction, with an average salary of $71,333.

Government Training Instruction jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Training Instruction job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation covers positions concerned with administration, supervision, training program development, evaluation, or instruction in a program of training when the paramount requirement of the work is a combination of practical knowledge of the methods and techniques of instruction and practical knowledge of the subject-matter being taught.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Training Instructor

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 481 $71,332.89
Transportation Security Administration 282 $84,826.79
Federal Emergency Management Agency 231 $89,994.33
Department of State 231 $91,974.04
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 169 $79,393.98
U.S. Coast Guard 117 $80,202.48
Food and Drug Administration 80 $115,160.76
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 75 $104,505.84
Indian Affairs 57 $37,182.44
National Park Service 57 $77,725.61
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 56 $69,997.43
Forest Service 52 $63,395.81
Department of Energy 52 $128,531.17
Federal Bureau of Investigation 41 $94,670.25
Veterans Benefits Administration 31 $83,198.68
Mine Safety and Health Administration 30 $107,303.53
National Institutes of Health 25 $118,249.48
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 21 $96,681.14
Bureau of Land Management 20 $79,353.70
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 18 $109,693.72
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 17 $84,016.29
Bureau of the Census 17 $103,038.71
Citizenship and Immigration Services 16 $115,428.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 16 $89,427.69
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 16 $0.00
Patent and Trademark Office 14 $112,319.29
Health Resources and Services Administration 14 $104,493.43
Peace Corps 13 $101,044.69
Federal Aviation Administration 11 $98,243.73
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 11 $96,632.36
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 11 $141,534.00
Fpac Business Center 10 $102,056.20
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 10 $101,264.30
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 10 $110,952.30
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9 $100,761.22
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 9 $102,681.89
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 9 $119,448.22
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 8 $104,202.50
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 7 $89,937.86
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 7 $78,914.14
National Archives and Records Administration 7 $113,458.43
Federal Student Aid 7 $130,391.29
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 6 $134,563.17
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 5 $122,497.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 $132,096.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 4 $132,325.00
Office of the Director 4 $136,192.75
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 4 $124,909.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 4 $101,414.75
National Protection and Programs Directorate 4 $123,654.50
Customs and Border Protection 4 $138,431.50
Indian Health Service 4 $68,408.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 4 $126,926.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 4 $128,219.00
Geological Survey 4 $99,180.50
Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency 4 $156,100.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 4 $121,994.00
Office of Personnel Management 3 $110,591.33
U.S. Secret Service 3 $117,205.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 3 $129,548.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 3 $123,197.67
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $110,510.00
Departmental Offices 3 $84,134.67
Federal Highway Administration 3 $132,099.33
Government Printing Office 3 $88,087.67
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $69,326.67
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $134,063.33
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $145,817.33
Maritime Administration 2 $91,219.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 2 $76,721.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $127,570.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $79,278.00
National Cemetery Administration 2 $109,532.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $89,112.50
Economic Development Administration 2 $109,508.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $125,360.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $64,009.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $112,930.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $86,335.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $116,738.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $162,189.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $91,231.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $145,578.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $130,043.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $119,775.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $112,930.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 1 $106,483.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $86,335.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 1 $137,491.00
International Trade Administration 1 $145,578.00
African Development Foundation 1 $86,335.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $128,906.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $79,278.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $123,198.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $121,316.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $102,663.00

Training Instructor Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Training Instructor is $86,618.63. The highest paid Training Instructor made $190,948 in 2020.

Common Training Instructor Payscales

Payscale Number of Training Instruction Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,691
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 282
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 232
IM - Employees Holding Incident Management Positions And Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) 68
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 64
CY - Contract Education--school Year 53
NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path 40
GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate 19
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 13
ZA - Administrative 9
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 9
CG - Corporate Graded 6
IT - Employees Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) Of The Robert T Stafford Disaster Relief 5
CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only) 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 4
PG - Printing Office Grades 3
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 2

Starting Paygrade: $27,782.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 1700 EDUCATION GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Training Instruction jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
RealtyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Explosives SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Grants ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Compliance Inspection and SupportClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Rehabilitation Therapy AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Training Instruction Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Training Instructor was $62,425. Since then, the average pay has increased to $86,619 in 2020.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1712.

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