Curriculum Specialist Salary

An average Curriculum Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $54K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Curriculum Specialists (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$38,354 - $71,669  
   
Bonus
$2,750  
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$36,090 - $72,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Hourly Rate
$14.99 - $32.50  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$36,090 - $72,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Curriculum Specialist

A curriculum specialist is someone who helps to analyze the effectiveness of current class frameworks that form a curriculum. He or she helps to design adjustments and new initiatives to constantly improve the way an educational institution serves its students. The curriculum specialist may make a variety of recommendations, from choosing textbooks to working with teachers on classroom approaches and techniques.

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Curriculum Specialist Tasks

  • Develop and refine tests, scoring guides, and curriculum.
  • Respond to test feedback and questions.
  • Deliver courses and educational content to meet gaps and known needs.
  • Analyze, interpret, and disseminate statistics about tests and curriculum.
  • Provide review materials to committees and groups, guiding advisory committees.

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Popular Skills for Curriculum Specialist


Curriculum Specialists who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Curriculum Planning, Training, and Training Program Development can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those proficient in Curriculum Planning are, more often than not, also skilled in Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Curriculum Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Curriculum Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Curriculum Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Curriculum Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Curriculum Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 44 salaries. A Curriculum Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Curriculum Specialist

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Curriculum Specialist Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$54,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Curriculum Specialist Salaries


Training
▲1%

National Average
$54,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 19%
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