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Instructional Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Average Instructional Designers in Chicago make around $61K per year. Women make up the majority of Instructional Designers in Chicago, Ill. (62 percent) who completed the questionnaire. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. For the most part, Chicago Instructional Designers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,572 - $80,537
MEDIAN: $61,458

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$46,572 - $80,537  
$0.00 - $14,094  
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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).
$46,620 - $88,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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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
up arrow 8%

up arrow 4%

Course Design
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Training Program Development

National Average

Online Education
up arrow 1%

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Project Management
up arrow 1%

Articulate - E-Learning Software
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


62 %
38 %

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: 65% employee benefits None: 16%