Earnings for Experienced Senior Instructional Designers come in at around $82K per year on average. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction for Experienced Senior Instructional Designers is high. Experienced Senior Instructional Designers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 63 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$64,392 - $104,077
$64K
$82K
$100K
MEDIAN: $82,008
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50%
90%

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$34.32 - $76.88
$34
$47
$77
MEDIAN: $47.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,392 - $104,077  
   
Bonus
$1,968 - $16,665  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
Total Pay (?
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$65,508 - $114,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 292
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$34.32 - $76.88  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,968 - $16,665  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$65,508 - $114,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $84,790

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Surpassing the national average by 30 percent, Experienced Senior Instructional Designers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Senior Instructional Designers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+15 percent), Boston (+10 percent), Washington (+6 percent), and Atlanta (+3 percent). Experienced Senior Instructional Designers in Columbus earn salaries far below the national average by 22 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Orlando (17 percent lower) and Chicago (13 percent lower).

Key Stats for Sr. Instructional Designer (Training & Development)

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
080
10-19 years
80%
20 years or more
20%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Instructional Designer (Training & Development) Salaries

Online Education
up arrow 5%

Training
up arrow 4%


Training Program Development
up arrow 2%

Course Design
0%

Articulate E-Learning Software
0%

Design
0%

National Average
$85,000


Articulate - E-Learning Software
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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