Instructional Design Consultant Salary
Earnings for Instructional Design Consultants in the United States come in at around $68K per year on average. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. Female Instructional Design Consultants make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$44,500 - $92,466|
|Total Pay (||$49,914 - $312,887|
|Hourly Rate||$43.40 - $162.19|
|Total Pay (||$49,914 - $312,887|
Job Description for Instructional Design Consultant
Instructional design consultants collaborate with programmers, clients, and teachers of all kinds to create an ideal learning experience for all parties involved. The are responsible for working with clients to both improve and incorporate a myriad of teaching processes, and they also design lesson plans and objectives, design and maintain educational websites and manuals, and serve as liaisons between different companies when creating e-learning courses. They may also recommend different training solutions to improve employees' performance at a company to improve it as a whole.Read More...
Depending on the company’s needs, instructional design consultants may use a large-scale training program to educate not only employees of companies, but supervisors and CEOs, as well. A bachelor’s degree in adult education or a related field is generally required for this position, and some employers may require a master's degree and/or five to seven years of experience in instructional design and vendor management. Communication and management skills are beneficial in this position, and experience in designing technology-based training programs is also helpful.
Instructional Design Consultant Tasks
- Analyze organizational requirements and design lesson objectives and plans.
- Design and maintain educational resources like websites and training manuals.
- Work with clients to incorporate pedagogical practices and improve client retention.
- Collaborate with programmers, instructors, and clients to create a learning experience.
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Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Design Consultant
Pay by Experience for an Instructional Design Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Instructional Design Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instructional Design Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Instructional Design Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 16 salaries. An Instructional Design Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 6 salaries.
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