Instructional Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Median pay for Instructional Designers in Chicago lies in the neighborhood of $61K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women Chicago Instructional Designers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$47,885 - $81,070
MEDIAN: $60,603

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$47,885 - $81,070  
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$48,515 - $86,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Experience Affects Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Curriculum Planning
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National Average

Online Education
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Training Program Development
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Course Design
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Articulate - E-Learning Software
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Graphic Design
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Project Management
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Technical Writing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


57 %
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 15%