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Curriculum Specialist Salary

The average Curriculum Specialist in the United States earns approximately $55K per year. Most Curriculum Specialists survey respondents are women (72 percent). For the most part, Curriculum Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in five lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,263 - $73,145
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MEDIAN: $54,832
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$14.92 - $35.12
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,263 - $73,145  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,141  
Total Pay (?
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$36,325 - $73,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.92 - $35.12  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,141  
   
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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$36,325 - $73,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Curriculum Specialist

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

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Curriculum Specialists note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Training Program Development, Curriculum Planning, and Training can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training. It is not unusual for someone who knows Curriculum Planning to be familiar with Training Program Development as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Curriculum Specialist

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


For many Curriculum Specialists, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $50K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $56K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Curriculum Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $60K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Curriculum Specialist with more than 20 years of experience can earn $66K on average.

Curriculum Specialist Advice

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"Flexible schedule."
Ensure that flexibility is discuss due to the long hours . Most of the time you work long hours.

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Experience Affects Curriculum Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Curriculum Specialist Salaries


Curriculum Planning
0%

National Average
$56,000

Training
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 21%
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