Curriculum Director Salary

A Curriculum Director earns an average salary of $69,173 per year.
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$40,691 - $100,592

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$39,224 - $100,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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Job Description for Curriculum Director

Curriculum directors are integral parts of education system and work with schools and groups of schools to develop educational guidelines for individual teachers to follow in order to optimize education. These guidelines must always fall within the regulations of the particular state, which dictate what must be taught in each year of school, though curriculum directors do have input regarding how these guidelines are put into practice. Curriculum directors' specific tasks may include creating long-term strategic goals with senior management, assist with training and professional development for educators, evaluate and rework content as needed, and serve as a resource to managers and educators as required.


Curriculum Director Tasks

  • Review curriculum progress, offer additional insight or strategies, and make recommendations.
  • Evaluate the efficiency and success of the curriculum using internal or external metrics.
  • Design, organize, and implement a research-based curriculum.
  • Recruit, interview, and evaluate new staff members consistent with the program's goals or objectives.

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Experience Affects Curriculum Director Salaries

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Skills That Affect Curriculum Director Salaries

Curriculum Planning

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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.


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Years of Experience

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1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%