Training Instructor - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Training Instructor"

How much does a Training Instructor in the federal government get paid? $78,904.45* *Based on the 2016 average.
2,088 EMPLOYEES
$164.67M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Training Instructor was the 111th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 2,088 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Training Instruction, with an average salary of $67,082.

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 338 $67,082.37
Department of State 268 $79,100.47
Transportation Security Administration 196 $77,162.21
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 173 $71,719.65
Federal Emergency Management Agency 135 $94,134.21
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 102 $63,353.73
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 69 $94,559.33
Forest Service 65 $60,322.15
Indian Affairs 57 $32,186.74
Department of Energy 43 $103,210.30
National Park Service 43 $67,766.14
Federal Bureau of Investigation 42 $87,805.43
Food and Drug Administration 41 $106,284.39
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 41 $74,238.34
Mine Safety and Health Administration 32 $98,904.03
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 28 $94,228.25
Bureau of the Census 24 $91,850.38
National Institutes of Health 23 $106,829.00
Peace Corps 22 $83,849.86
Veterans Benefits Administration 20 $74,721.15
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 17 $84,337.18
Federal Aviation Administration 16 $78,596.38
Bureau of Land Management 15 $74,283.13
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 15 $93,399.20
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 14 $100,925.07
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 12 $100,619.67
Natural Resources Conservation Service 12 $78,923.17
U.S. Secret Service 11 $86,122.45
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10 $83,816.80
Patent and Trademark Office 10 $94,444.60
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 9 $94,988.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 9 $107,247.44
Health Resources and Services Administration 8 $93,347.75
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 8 $100,152.75
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 8 $107,563.25
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 8 $69,064.25
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 7 $91,042.43
U.S. Coast Guard 6 $71,693.00
National Archives and Records Administration 6 $94,288.33
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 6 $102,858.00
Geological Survey 6 $85,251.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 6 $97,694.17
Office of Personnel Management 6 $91,901.33
Indian Health Service 5 $70,373.00
Maritime Administration 5 $88,938.80
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 5 $83,482.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 5 $82,516.20
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $92,650.20
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 4 $119,050.25
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 4 $73,446.75
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 4 $107,658.50
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $67,503.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 3 $64,169.33
Federal Student Aid 3 $97,911.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $117,175.00
National Cemetery Administration 3 $106,901.33
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $103,740.67
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 3 $86,043.33
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $116,435.67
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 3 $89,713.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 3 $88,466.67
Agricultural Marketing Service 2 $101,266.50
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 2 $111,886.50
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $84,044.50
Departmental Offices 2 $77,007.50
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $97,652.50
Government Printing Office 2 $71,070.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $85,238.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $95,821.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $101,961.00
Presidio Trust 1 $110,020.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $110,578.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $99,575.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $127,036.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $85,238.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 1 $160,300.00
International Trade Administration 1 $123,856.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $85,238.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $110,515.00
Langley Research Center 1 $104,150.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $130,666.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $107,505.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $116,146.00
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 1 $65,850.00
African Development Foundation 1 $92,145.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $500.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $110,578.00
Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency 1 $157,971.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emer Management & Resilience 1 $85,238.00

Training Instructor Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Training Instructor is $78,904.45. The highest paid Training Instructor made $160,300 in 2016.

Common Training Instructor Payscales

Payscale Number of Training Instruction Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,423
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 269
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 196
CY - Contract Education--school Year 53
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 43
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 37
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 22
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 13
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 12
ZA - Administrative 6
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 4
CG - Corporate Graded 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
PG - Printing Office Grades 2
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / 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

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The series code of this occupation is 1712.

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