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Instructor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$73,165 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Instructor is $73,165 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Instructor is between $52,474 and $90,212. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Instructor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Instructs workers to tend or operate machines used to manufacture boots and shoes, utilizing knowledge of machine function and process: teaches workers to tend or operate machines used to stitch, fold, skive, stamp, crease, perforate, or staple shoe parts.
  • Identifies and describes functions of machine parts, and explains adjustment and maintenance requirements.
  • Demonstrates steps required to prepare machines for operation.
  • Examines work of trainees and instructs workers to detect and correct defective work.
  • Assists experienced workers to improve work techniques.
Instructor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Job family population: 114,020

Estimated population of Instructor jobs: 5,956

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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