Instructional Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Instructional Designers in Chicago pull down an average of $60K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of Instructional Designers in Chicago, Ill. claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Chicago Instructional Designers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 60 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,428 - $79,233

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$48,934 - $87,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Experience Affects Instructional Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Instructional Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Curriculum Planning
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Online Education

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


60 %
40 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 16%