Curriculum Development Specialist Salary

Median pay for Curriculum Development Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $54K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Curriculum Development Specialists survey respondents are women (74 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,396 - $75,335

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$34,574 - $75,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Curriculum Development Specialist

  • Provide resources, tools and training with which to meet ambitious learning objectives.
  • Research learning activities to develop and implement educational best practices.
  • Assist faculty in the development and implementation of curriculum to provide quality education and consistency throughout programs and courses.
  • Develop institutional logistics and pedagogical policies to guide curriculum and delivery of courses.

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Pay by Experience Level for Curriculum Development Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $48K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $54K. Curriculum Development Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $60K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $52K by contrast.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


74 %
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%