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Surf Instructor Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $139,000 $11,583 $2,673 $67
75th Percentile $31,000 $2,583 $596 $15
Average $42,943 $3,578 $825 $21
25th Percentile $25,000 $2,083 $480 $12
$25,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$20,500 - $31,999
82% of jobs
The average salary is $42,943 a year
$32,000 - $43,499
6% of jobs
$43,500 - $54,999
0% of jobs
$55,000 - $66,499
0% of jobs
$66,500 - $77,999
0% of jobs
$78,000 - $89,499
0% of jobs
$89,500 - $100,999
0% of jobs
$101,000 - $112,499
0% of jobs
$112,500 - $123,999
0% of jobs
$124,000 - $135,499
0% of jobs
$139,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$135,500 - $147,000
10% of jobs

National Average

$20,500 $42,943/year $21/hour $147,000
Surf Instructor Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

As of Jan 10, 2021, the average annual pay for a Surf Instructor in the United States is $42,943 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $20.65 an hour. This is the equivalent of $826/week or $3,579/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $147,000 and as low as $20,500, the majority of Surf Instructor salaries currently range between $25,000 (25th percentile) to $31,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $139,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Surf Instructor varies greatly (by as much as $6,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Surf Instructor job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Surf Instructor in your area makes on average $43,532 per year, or $589 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $42,943. Virginia ranks number 23 out of 50 states nationwide for Surf Instructor salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Surf Instructor jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Surf Instructor Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Surf Instructor job is above the national average. Topping the list is Sunnyvale, CA, with Santa Rosa, CA and Cambridge, MA close behind in the second and third positions. Cambridge, MA beats the national average by $7,916 (18.4%), and Sunnyvale, CA furthers that trend with another $11,316 (26.4%) above the $42,943 average.

Unfortunately, the job market in Sunnyvale, CA is underperforming for Surf Instructor jobs, so it may be difficult to land a position in this location.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Surf Instructor appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 12% between Sunnyvale, CA and Baltimore, MD, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Surf Instructor role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Sunnyvale, CA$54,260$4,522$1,043$26.09
Santa Rosa, CA$52,449$4,371$1,009$25.22
Cambridge, MA$50,860$4,238$978$24.45
Vacaville, CA$49,882$4,157$959$23.98
New York City, NY$49,326$4,111$949$23.71
Fairfield, CA$49,278$4,107$948$23.69
San Mateo, CA$48,993$4,083$942$23.55
Lynn, MA$48,567$4,047$934$23.35
Anchorage, AK$48,492$4,041$933$23.31
Baltimore, MD$47,748$3,979$918$22.96

Top 5 Best Paying Related Surf Instructor Jobs in the U.S.

We found a few related jobs that pay more than jobs in the Surf Instructor category.

For example Surf Sales Rep jobs pay as much as $5,811 (13.5%) more than the average Surf Instructor salary of $42,943.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Surf Sales Rep$48,754$4,063$938$23.44
Surf Marketing$45,919$3,827$883$22.08
Surf Club$42,429$3,536$816$20.40
Surf Shops$40,434$3,370$778$19.44
Ocean Rescue Lifeguard$38,553$3,213$741$18.54
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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