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.

$44,500 - $92,466
$44K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $68,000
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50%
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$43.40 - $162.19
$43
$65
$160
MEDIAN: $65.00
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$0$312K
Salary $44,500 - $92,466
Bonus $3,000
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$49,914 - $312,887
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$162
Hourly Rate $43.40 - $162.19
Annual Data $0$312K
Bonus $3,000
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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$49,914 - $312,887
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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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.

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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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Key Stats for Instructional Design Consultant

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Instructional Design Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$94,000

Entry-Level
▼28%

Skills That Affect Instructional Design Consultant Salaries

Course Design
▲39%

National Average
$94,000

Training Program Development
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 30%
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