Instructional Design Consultant Salary

Instructional Design Consultants in the United States pull down an average of $61K annually. Some workers in this field — just over a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. For the most part, Instructional Design Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Instructional Design Consultants who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,705 - $93,018
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MEDIAN: $61,143
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$24.73 - $156.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$44,705 - $93,018  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,675  
Total Pay (?
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$47,027 - $160,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$24.73 - $156.00  
   
Overtime
$110.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,675  
   
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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$47,027 - $160,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Job Description for Instructional Design Consultant

  • Work with clients to incorporate pedagogical practices and improve client retention.
  • Collaborate with programmers, instructors, and clients to create a learning experience.
  • Analyze organizational requirements and design lesson objectives and plans.
  • Design and maintain educational resources like websites and training manuals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Design Consultant

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


Instructional Design Consultants generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Instructional Design Consultants in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $60K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $70K. Instructional Design Consultants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $85K. Professionals boasting more than two decades of experience also boast a six-figure median salary of $108K.

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Experience Affects Instructional Design Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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