Instructional Technologist Salary

An average Instructional Technologist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $55K per year. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Instructional Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Instructional Technologists survey participants are more prevalent than men — 60 percent of professionals. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,760 - $74,598

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$17.11 - $59.18

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,760 - $74,598  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,940  
Total Pay (?
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$39,551 - $77,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $59.18  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $8,940  
   
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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$39,551 - $77,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Instructional Technologist

  • Evaluate the implementation of technology into the teaching methods of teaching staff and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Oversee online educational programs including online courses or supplemental materials offered at various education levels.
  • Assist different types of learners such as advanced learners, learners with disabilities and English-as-Second-Language, using computer technology.
  • Identify technology training needs of faculty and students.
  • Integrate computer technologies (hardware & software) into the curriculae of various school grade levels from elementary school to college.

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Professional skills reported by Instructional Technologists are few in number. Most notably, skills in instructional design, Project Management, Online Education, and Information Technology (IT) Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Information Technology Support. Online Education and Project Management are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Instructional Technologists, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $51K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $58K. Instructional Technologists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $60K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $65K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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"Things Will Be Changing Fast. Don't Make Too Many Bets."
This is not the type of work you 'settle into'. You need to be agile, forward looking, and constantly learning. Your skill set should be a constant state of work and rework. Creativity is a must. So is discipline.

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Experience Affects Instructional Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Instructional Technologist Salaries

instructional design
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Online Education
0%

National Average
$56,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%
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