Experienced Instructional Designer Salary

Experienced Instructional Designers take home an average $72K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Women make up the majority of Experienced Instructional Designers (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$51,629 - $94,195
$52K
$72K
$94K
MEDIAN: $72,121
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$25.52 - $69.04
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$43
$69
MEDIAN: $43.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,629 - $94,195  
   
Bonus
$1,008 - $10,174  
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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$52,106 - $102,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 446
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.52 - $69.04  
   
Overtime
$56.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,008 - $10,174  
   
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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$52,106 - $102,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,977

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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 (+21 percent), Seattle (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and Washington (+13 percent). Falling short of the national average by 17 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Charlotte. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Tampa (14 percent less) and Jacksonville (5 percent less).

Key Stats for Instructional Designer

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Instructional Designer Salaries

Web Design
▲10%

Video Editing
▲2%

Captivate
▲2%




Graphic Design
▼0%

National Average
$74,000

Course Design
▼1%


Training
▼1%


Design
▼2%


Technical Writing
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 15%
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