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Curriculum Developer Salary (United States)

For Curriculum Developers, annual wages usually total $54K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair portion enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by individuals who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Curriculum Developer Salary (?
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$35,578 - $84,754
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MEDIAN: $54,380
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Curriculum Developer Salary (?
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$14.62 - $35.43
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,578 - $84,754  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,402  
Profit Sharing
$706 - $2,543  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,233 - $85,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $35.43  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $40.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,402  
   
Profit Sharing
$706 - $2,543  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,233 - $85,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Job Description for Curriculum Developer

Curriculum developers' duties include authoring academic training material and developing programs of instruction. The area in which they may be employed is not limited to education, however, and there are many research, academic, and government roles that require their own curricula. The curriculum developer's workplace may vary significantly depending on the company and position requirements; for example, it may include testing training procedures in remote areas and/or textbook writing within a company office. Curriculum developers may work directly with colleagues in field roles to receive direct feedback, or they may work alone and make most edits and revisions through virtual feedback.
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Curriculum Developer Tasks
  • Create online course content, troubleshoot problems, and record metrics about usage.
  • Work with employers, students, and teachers to identify needed technical information and pilot new materials.
  • Develop and update detailed course syllabi and outlines, including resources and materials.
  • Assist in delivering course content in person or through the web.

Common Career Paths for Curriculum Developer

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Many Curriculum Developers move into an Instructional Designer role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Instructional Designers will usually bring in a similar salary to Curriculum Developers.

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Popular Skills for Curriculum Developer

Curriculum Developers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Training Program Development, Technical Writing, Curriculum Planning, and Editing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 13 percent, 12 percent, 5 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Editing. Most people familiar with Curriculum Planning also know Technical Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Curriculum Developer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Curriculum Developers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $49K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $60K. For Curriculum Developers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $65K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Curriculum Developers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median of $71K. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience — of those surveyed, more than half land within this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in twenty, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than one in ten.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$54,000
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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Curriculum Developers, 15 percent higher than the national average. Curriculum Developers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+13 percent) and Boston (+9 percent).

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Experience Affects Curriculum Developer Salaries

National Average
$54,000

Skills That Affect Curriculum Developer Salaries

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$54,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 20%