Training Instructor - Federal Salaries of 2012

Pay Rates for "Training Instructor"

How much does a Training Instructor in the federal government get paid? $74,254.69* *Based on the 2012 average.

Training Instructor was the 118th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 1,967 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2012, the Department of State hired the most employees titled Training Instruction, with an average salary of $72,275.

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
Department of State 292 $72,275.25
Veterans Health Administration 279 $65,337.22
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 177 $69,855.79
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 131 $61,549.43
Federal Emergency Management Agency 129 $92,851.57
Transportation Security Administration 116 $77,008.78
U.S. Coast Guard 84 $67,140.70
Forest Service 84 $55,914.64
Indian Affairs 67 $30,636.10
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 63 $89,931.76
National Park Service 41 $64,376.00
Department of Energy 37 $96,174.38
Mine Safety and Health Administration 30 $99,115.93
Food and Drug Administration 29 $97,163.69
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 29 $76,927.21
Federal Bureau of Investigation 27 $94,492.52
Federal Aviation Administration 26 $76,642.58
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 25 $90,751.76
Veterans Benefits Administration 19 $72,952.89
Bureau of the Census 18 $82,599.39
Bureau of Land Management 17 $75,137.35
Natural Resources Conservation Service 15 $79,445.67
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 15 $79,670.73
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 14 $99,801.86
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 13 $89,569.00
Peace Corps 12 $85,265.58
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 11 $97,882.55
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 11 $99,429.45
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10 $80,707.00
National Institutes of Health 8 $107,086.25
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 8 $87,753.50
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 8 $81,119.75
National Archives and Records Administration 7 $92,250.71
Patent and Trademark Office 7 $99,088.71
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 6 $76,759.33
Maritime Administration 6 $65,770.67
Offices, Boards and Divisions 5 $104,749.60
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 5 $88,332.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 5 $67,725.40
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $84,005.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 5 $97,347.60
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 5 $92,268.60
National Protection and Programs Directorate 5 $87,276.20
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 4 $80,469.00
Geological Survey 4 $71,960.75
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 4 $119,190.50
Office of Personnel Management 4 $82,478.25
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $126,805.00
Indian Health Service 3 $76,818.67
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $101,022.67
Bureau of the Public Debt 3 $76,453.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $83,717.50
Rural Housing Service 2 $84,236.00
Employment and Training Administration 2 $97,936.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 2 $78,357.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $106,839.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $90,005.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $82,359.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $74,872.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $123,944.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $106,369.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $104,372.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $109,807.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $79,122.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $92,501.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $82,953.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $97,936.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $107,839.00
National Agricultural Statistics Service 1 $69,700.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $62,467.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $119,238.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $155,500.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $94,364.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $75,689.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $103,872.00
Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency 1 $144,385.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $89,450.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $49,220.00
Agency for International Development 1 $94,969.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $96,690.00

Training Instructor Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Training Instructor is $74,254.69. The highest paid Training Instructor made $164,265 in 2012.

Common Training Instructor Payscales

Payscale Number of Training Instruction Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,385
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 290
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 116
CY - Contract Education--school Year 59
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 32
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 30
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 18
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 12
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 8
ZA - Administrative 6
CE - Contract Education--year Long 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
CG - Corporate Graded 3
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,915.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / 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
Procurement Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Emergency ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Loan SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
General InvestigationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Health System SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Training Instruction Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Training Instructor was $62,425. Since then, the average pay has increased to $80,904 in 2018.

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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