An Instructional Designer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $70,515 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$51,521 - $88,188
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$52K
$71K
$88K
MEDIAN: $70,514
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$28.19 - $43.70
(Median)
$28
$37
$44
MEDIAN: $36.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$51,521 - $88,188  
   
Bonus
$3,915 - $11,920  
Total Pay (?
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$54,648 - $89,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$28.19 - $43.70  
   
Overtime
$36.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$3,915 - $11,920  
   
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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$54,648 - $89,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
662,064
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Designer

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

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Experience Affects Instructional Designer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 12%


National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Instructional Designer Salaries

Design
up arrow 6%

Online Education
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$72,000

Course Design
up arrow 1%

Training Program Development
up arrow 3%

Articulate E-Learning Software
up arrow 4%

Articulate - E-Learning Software
up arrow 5%



Training
up arrow 8%

Technical Writing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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