Driving instructors earn an average of $14 an hour, as of September 2015. The pay range is between $10 and $20 an hour for the U.S.
The pay for a driving instructor in the U.S. is based on experience first, then on geography. Some driving instructors get tips or bonuses, plus overtime pay. About 25 percent of driving instructors also get additional benefits, such as medical and dental coverage, vision coverage and paid time off.
Driving instructors are responsible for teaching a variety of people to drive safely and effectively. It teaches drivers of different skill levels, from someone just learning driving for the first time to get their driver's license to people who are training to get their commercial driver's license.