Instructional Designers in Chicago pull down an average of $60K annually. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Chicago Instructional Designers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,786 - $84,939
(Median)
$47K
$60K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,764
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$46,786 - $84,939  
   
Bonus
$4,943  
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$46,009 - $85,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Experience Affects Instructional Designer Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Instructional Designer Salaries

Curriculum Planning
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Design
up arrow 2%

Articulate E-Learning Software
up arrow 1%

Training
0%

Training Program Development
0%

Graphic Design
0%

National Average
$60,000

Articulate - E-Learning Software
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Online Education
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Project Management
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Course Design
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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