Instructional Design Consultant Salary

Pay for Instructional Design Consultants in the United States sits in the ballpark of $64K annually. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Instructional Design Consultants making up 75 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,602 - $90,898
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MEDIAN: $60,585
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$30.91 - $169.68
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$0$305K
Salary $48,602 - $90,898
Bonus $3,034
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$50,065 - $305,418
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$169
Hourly Rate $30.91 - $169.68
Annual Data $0$305K
Bonus $3,034
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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$50,065 - $305,418
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Instructional Design Consultant

Instructional design consultants collaborate with programmers, clients, and teachers of all kinds to create an ideal learning experience for all parties involved. The are responsible for working with clients to both improve and incorporate a myriad of teaching processes, and they also design lesson plans and objectives, design and maintain educational websites and manuals, and serve as liaisons between different companies when creating e-learning courses. They may also recommend different training solutions to improve employees' performance at a company to improve it as a whole.

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Instructional Design Consultant Tasks

  • Analyze organizational requirements and design lesson objectives and plans.
  • Design and maintain educational resources like websites and training manuals.
  • Work with clients to incorporate pedagogical practices and improve client retention.
  • Collaborate with programmers, instructors, and clients to create a learning experience.

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Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Design Consultant

Pay by Experience for an Instructional Design Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Instructional Design Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instructional Design Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Instructional Design Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 16 salaries. An Instructional Design Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Instructional Design Consultant

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Instructional Design Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$83,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Instructional Design Consultant Salaries

Course Design
▲58%

National Average
$83,000

Training Program Development
▼5%

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 27%
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