Experienced Instructional Designer Salary

Average Experienced Instructional Designers make around $71K per year. The majority of Experienced Instructional Designers (64 percent) who took the survey are female. For the most part, Experienced Instructional Designers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$51,975 - $93,490
$52K
$71K
$93K
MEDIAN: $71,224
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$25.28 - $70.47
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MEDIAN: $44.51
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$0$102K
Salary $51,975 - $93,490
Bonus $1,010 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $2,250
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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$52,344 - $102,507
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 426
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $25.28 - $70.47
Overtime $42.00
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $1,010 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $2,250
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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$52,344 - $102,507
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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Instructional Designer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,457

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Experienced Instructional Designers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Instructional Designers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+22 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), and Washington (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Charlotte, which sits 17 percent below the national average. Employers in Tampa and Jacksonville also lean toward paying below-median salaries (13 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Instructional Designer

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Instructional Designer Salaries

Web Design
▲11%

Captivate
▲3%



Video Editing
▲2%


Graphic Design
▲1%

Course Design
▼0%

National Average
$73,000


Training
▼1%


Design
▼2%


Technical Writing
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 15%
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