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.

$42,188 - $80,150
$42K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,231
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50%
90%

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$14.83 - $62.63
$15
$24
$63
MEDIAN: $24.07
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,188 - $80,150  
   
Bonus
$1,939 - $7,946  
Profit Sharing
$910  
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).
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$40,018 - $85,309  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $62.63  
   
Overtime
$21.92 - $46.19  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,939 - $7,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$910  
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  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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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.

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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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Key Stats for Instructional Designer / Trainer

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Instructional Designer / Trainer Salaries

▲24%

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$59,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Instructional Designer / Trainer Salaries

instructional design
▲5%

Software Training Materials
▲4%

Training Management
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲2%


▲1%

National Average
$59,000


Articulate - E-Learning Software
▼2%

Course Design
▼5%

Articulate E-Learning Software
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 14%