$59,973
Avg. Salary
$28.32
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,192

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Curriculum Developer is $28.32 per hour.

The average pay for a Curriculum Developer is $59,973 per year.

$15.39
10%
$28.32
50%
$50.47
90%
MEDIAN $28.32
$42k
10%
$60k
50%
$91k
90%
MEDIAN $59,973
$41,555 - $91,186
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MEDIAN: $59,973
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$15.39 - $50.47
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$0$96K
Salary $41,555 - $91,186
Bonus $1,000 - $9,916
Profit Sharing $507 - $32,056
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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$40,822 - $96,622
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 455
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $15.39 - $50.47
Overtime $39.46
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $1,000 - $9,916
Profit Sharing $507 - $32,056
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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$40,822 - $96,622
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 94

Job Description for Curriculum Developer

Curriculum developers' duties include authoring academic training material and developing programs of instruction. The area in which they may be employed is not limited to education, however, and there are many research, academic, and government roles that require their own curricula. The curriculum developer's workplace may vary significantly depending on the company and position requirements; for example, it may include testing training procedures in remote areas and/or textbook writing within a company office. Curriculum developers may work directly with colleagues in field roles to receive direct feedback, or they may work alone and make most edits and revisions through virtual feedback.

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Curriculum Developer Tasks
  • Develop and update detailed course syllabi and outlines, including resources and materials.
  • Assist in delivering course content in person or through the web.
  • Create online course content, troubleshoot problems, and record metrics about usage.
  • Work with employers, students, and teachers to identify needed technical information and pilot new materials.

Common Career Paths for Curriculum Developer


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For Curriculum Developers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Curriculum Developers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Instructional Designer.

Curriculum Developer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Curriculum Developer


Curriculum Developers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Online Education, Project Management, Course Design, and Training Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 18 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Editing, Technical Writing, and Curriculum Planning. Most people familiar with Curriculum Planning also know Technical Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Curriculum Developer

Pay by Experience for a Curriculum Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Curriculum Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Curriculum Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Curriculum Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 76 salaries. A Curriculum Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,230

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Curriculum Developers, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Curriculum Developers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent), Houston (+17 percent), Austin (+11 percent), and Washington (+11 percent). Curriculum Developers in Portland make 21 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Chicago and Dallas (14 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

Curriculum Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Curriculum Developer?

Curriculum Developer in Westminster:
"Oracle is good to people."
Pros: Very close to job.
Cons: Lots of layoffs.

Curriculum Developer in Pittsburgh:
"Innovate and collaborate."
Pros: Ability to be creative and work with great people.
Cons: Tight deadlines and heavy workload.

Curriculum Developer in Salt Lake City:
"Invest in Yourself."
Use health care CEU (continuing education unit) and other websites (like Lynda.com) to improve and maintain skills.

Curriculum Developer in Foster City:
Do not work for managers without training/curriculum experience, especially former marketers/salespeople.

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Key Stats for Curriculum Developer

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Curriculum Developer Salaries

▲42%

▲15%

▼0%

National Average
$60,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Curriculum Developer Salaries

Online Education
▲16%

Project Management
▲3%

Course Design
▲1%

National Average
$60,000




Editing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 18%