Instructional Designer / Trainer Salary
The average pay for an Instructional Designer / Trainer is $59,231 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
|Salary||$42,188 - $80,150|
|Bonus||$1,939 - $7,946|
|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).)
|$40,018 - $85,309|
|Hourly Rate||$14.83 - $62.63|
|Overtime||$21.92 - $46.19|
|Bonus||$1,939 - $7,946|
|Total Pay (||$40,018 - $85,309|
Job Description for Instructional Designer / Trainer
Instructional designers or trainers work within education systems or businesses to design and develop learning experiences; these designers must ensure these experiences are efficient, effective, and appealing to students. Instructional designers must be forward thinkers with the creativity, abstract thinking, and intuition to create active learning opportunities that also promote lifelong learning. These professionals may use the traditional lecture or Powerpoint formats, as well as visual aids, various multimedia, and practice situations. Instructional designers must be able to work as a team and collaborate with many others, including educational professionals and students, to identify students' needs. Designers also provide tutorials, in-person training sessions, and support to faculty in delivering courses. Designers should stay up to date with cutting-edge technology, updates in the field, and innovative online learning strategies.Read More...
Requirements for this position vary depending on the organization and position. Instructional designers should have an academic and professional background in learning theories and instructional design models as they apply to their line of work. They should have experience with social media and networking, collaboration tools such as discussion forms, and managing multiple projects with a high attention to detail. They should also have excellent writing skills and experience developing attainable, appropriate objectives and pre- and post-assessments.
Instructional Designer / Trainer Tasks
- Aid faculty in the design and implementation of educational courses.
- Collaborate with instructors to write course descriptions.
- Develop lesson plans, course guides, and other training documentation.
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Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Designer / Trainer
Pay by Experience for an Instructional Designer / Trainer has a positive trend. An entry-level Instructional Designer / Trainer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 121 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instructional Designer / Trainer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Instructional Designer / Trainer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 73 salaries. An Instructional Designer / Trainer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 24 salaries.
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