Curriculum Specialist Salary

Median pay for Curriculum Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $54K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Curriculum Specialists survey respondents are women (76 percent). For the most part, Curriculum Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,349 - $72,811

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$15.02 - $34.11

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Salary
$39,349 - $72,811  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,135  
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$36,296 - $73,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Hourly Rate
$15.02 - $34.11  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,135  
   
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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$36,296 - $73,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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

  • 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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Popular Skills for Curriculum Specialist


Survey takers who work as Curriculum Specialists typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Training, Training Program Development, and Curriculum Planning 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

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $51K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $58K. For Curriculum Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $59K. Curriculum Specialists who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $56K.

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Curriculum Specialist in Dayton:
"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

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Curriculum Specialist Salaries

Training
up arrow 2%

National Average
$55,000

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 1%

Training Program Development
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 24%
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