Sr. Instructional Designer (Training & Development) Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Sr. Instructional Designer (Training & Development) is $71,395 per year. A skill in Captivate is associated with high pay for this job.
Sr. Instructional Designer (Training & Development) Total Pay (?
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$52,448 - $94,477
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MEDIAN: $71,394
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Sr. Instructional Designer (Training & Development) Total Pay (?
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$28.68 - $73.60
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,448 - $94,477  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,021  
Profit Sharing
$513 - $8,877  
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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$54,339 - $104,416  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 977
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$28.68 - $73.60  
   
Overtime
$30.00 - $112.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,021  
   
Profit Sharing
$513 - $8,877  
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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$54,339 - $104,416  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 977
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Job Description for Sr. Instructional Designer (Training & Development)

A senior instructional designer for training and development is tasked with designing a learning process to pass on information to a class of students. Senior instructional designers often head a team of instructional designers trying to develop a program that makes teaching more efficient and effective. To adequately build a teaching-program structure, instructional designers must keep the needs of the learner in mind and have a well defined set of goals for the instructional program. To aid in design, senior instructional designers also must have an excellent understanding of pedagogical theories and be able to use those theories to inform the instructional design team's work.
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Sr. Instructional Designer (Training & Development) Tasks
  • Organize and prepare course plans.
  • Assess and analyze training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, or consultation with managers.
  • Assist in conducting general and specific training programs to help workers maintain or improve job skills.
  • Choose and evaluate training materials prepared by instructors, such as outlines, text, and handouts.

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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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San Francisco
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San Diego
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Boston
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Seattle
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Tampa
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Dallas
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National Average
$74,000
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Minneapolis
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Houston
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Denver
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Austin
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Orlando
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Columbus
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Experience Affects Sr. Instructional Designer (Training & Development) Salaries

National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Sr. Instructional Designer (Training & Development) Salaries

Captivate
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Articulate - E-Learning Software
up arrow 9%
Project Management
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Design
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Microsoft Office
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Training
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Online Education
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National Average
$74,000

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Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 16%
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