Average Instructional Designer with Graphic Design Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Instructional Designer with Graphic Design skills is $61,378.
MEDIAN $61,378
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$45k - $84k
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$43k - $86k

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Job Description for Instructional Designer

Instructional Designer Tasks
  • Design, develop, and evaluate instructional materials.
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to determine specific design focus.

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Popular Skills for Instructional Designer

Skills in Course Design, Articulate E-Learning Software, Curriculum Planning and Training Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Online Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Instructional Designer

An entry-level Instructional Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,530 based on 8 salaries. An early career Instructional Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,479 based on 169 salaries. A mid-career Instructional Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,006 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Instructional Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,559 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
Employees with Instructional Designer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 22.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (6.2% more) and Austin, Texas (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (14.6% less), Orlando, Florida (3.8% less) and Tampa, Florida (0.6% less).

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