Instructional Design Consultant Salary

Instructional Design Consultants in the United States take home approximately $61K per year on average. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. While some workers in this profession — about a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. For the most part, Instructional Design Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$44,437 - $91,719

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$23.67 - $101.37

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$44,437 - $91,719  
   
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$0.00 - $11,836  
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$46,663 - $126,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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$23.67 - $101.37  
   
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$0.00 - $11,836  
   
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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$46,663 - $126,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $57K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $61K. Instructional Design Consultants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $84K. Veteran professionals who boast more than 20 years of relevant experience enjoy plum median salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $108K.

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Experience Affects Instructional Design Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 21%
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