Instructional Technology Specialist Salary

Instructional Technology Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $49K per year on average. Earnings sit near $32K on the lower side but can approach $71K per year on the higher side. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Instructional Technology Specialists making up 52 percent of survey respondents. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,424 - $70,947
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$34K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,261
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$12.26 - $29.59
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,424 - $70,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,081  
Profit Sharing
$2,159  
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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$31,861 - $71,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 247
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $56.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,081  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,159  
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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$31,861 - $71,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Instructional Technology Specialist

Instructional technology specialists are responsible for conducting instructional technology activities for their organization. These professionals are in charge of training and teaching staffs or individuals different technology concepts and topics. They are experts in their field and have specialties in specific technology matters. In addition, they possess strong communication abilities to explain said concepts in a clear and concise manner.

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Instructional Technology Specialist Tasks

  • 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 usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Curriculum Planning, Technology Coordinator, Training, and Information Technology Support are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 15 percent. Employees educated in Information Technology Support are typically practiced in Training, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Technology Specialist

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


Instructional Technology Specialists with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $46K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $50K. On average, Instructional Technology Specialists make $52K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $62K.

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Experience Affects Instructional Technology Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 6%


National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Instructional Technology Specialist Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 15%

Technology Coordinator
up arrow 10%


Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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