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Instructional Technology Specialist Salary

An average Instructional Technology Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $49K annually. For the most part, Instructional Technology Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Instructional Technology Specialists are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,468 - $70,729
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MEDIAN: $48,565
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,468 - $70,729  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,037  
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$30,659 - $70,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 211
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $29.97  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $49.66  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,037  
   
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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$30,659 - $70,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Instructional Technology Specialist

  • 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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Instructional Technology Specialists report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Curriculum Planning, Technology Coordinator, Information Technology Support, and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. It is not unusual for someone who knows Information Technology Support to be familiar with Training as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Technology Specialist

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


For many Instructional Technology Specialists, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $45K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $49K on average. Instructional Technology Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $52K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $60K.

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Experience Affects Instructional Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 7%


National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Instructional Technology Specialist Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 15%

Technology Coordinator
up arrow 12%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 3%

Training
up arrow 2%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%