Curriculum Director Salary (United States)

Curriculum Directors in the United States pull down an average of $62,171 annually. Compensation ranges from $30,982 on the low end to $97,745 per year on the high end. In this profession, most individuals enjoy medical and dental coverage, and about half have vision insurance, as well. The majority of Curriculum Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Curriculum Director Salary (?
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$34,919 - $97,749
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MEDIAN: $63,674
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Curriculum Director Salary (?
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$11.69 - $29.80
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$34,919 - $97,749  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
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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$30,982 - $97,745  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $29.80  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
   
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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$30,982 - $97,745  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Curriculum Director

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Curriculum Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Curriculum Directors with less experience do not necessarily bring home smaller paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to have little impact on salary. Starting out, salaries are typically $55K, which grows to $63K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $69K. Though minimal, Curriculum Directors continue to experience salary development even after two decades, and pay is estimated at $79K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 27 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 17 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

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Experience Affects Curriculum Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$62,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Curriculum Director Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 3%
National Average
$62,000
Project Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 19%
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