Instructional Technologist Salary

Instructional Technologists in the United States take home an average $55K per year. The majority of Instructional Technologists (60 percent) who took the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Most Instructional Technologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,357 - $74,365
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$74K
MEDIAN: $55,339
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$17.03 - $59.60
(Median)
$17
$29
$60
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,357 - $74,365  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
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).
)
$39,096 - $77,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$17.03 - $59.60  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
   
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).
)
$39,096 - $77,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Instructional Technology Specialist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Survey results show that Instructional Technologists typically report just a few professional skills. 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 pay less than market rate include Information Technology Support. Many workers who know Online Education also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Technologist

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


Instructional Technologists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $51K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $58K. Instructional Technologists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $61K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Instructional Technologist with more than 20 years of experience can earn $65K on average.

Instructional Technologist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Instructional Technologist in Redlands:
"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.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Instructional Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

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 7%

Online Education
up arrow 3%

National Average
$56,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%
ADVERTISEMENT