$56,850
Avg. Salary
$25.59
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,922

Bonus

$2,468

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Instructional Designer is $25.59 per hour.

The average pay for an Instructional Designer is $56,850 per year.

10%
$16.50
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$25.59
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$45.33
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MEDIAN $25.59
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$43k
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$74k
90%
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MEDIAN $56,850
$42,730 - $74,185
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MEDIAN: $56,850
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$0$77K
Salary $42,730 - $74,185
Bonus $792 - $8,106
Profit Sharing $500 - $7,370
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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$41,821 - $77,565
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,045
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $16.50 - $45.33
Overtime $20.02 - $65.52
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $792 - $8,106
Profit Sharing $500 - $7,370
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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$41,821 - $77,565
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 263

Job Description for Instructional Designer

An instructional designer is responsible for developing instructional material, such as customer training courses, that help support the company's technical products. For that purpose, an instructional designer is tasked with creating material that helps all types of users understand the product better. This means demonstrating efficiency through analysis of customers' needs and managing projects, in addition to developing courses that cater to all levels of the audience.

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

Popular Employer Salaries for Instructional Designer


Instructional Designer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,267

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

Entry-Level Instructional Designers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 25 percent. Entry-Level Instructional Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+23 percent), Boston (+17 percent), New York (+15 percent), and Los Angeles (+12 percent). Trailing the national average by 14 percent, Columbus is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Pittsburgh (9 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Instructional Designer

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 378 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
21%

Skills That Affect Instructional Designer Salaries



▲2%

Video Editing
▲2%



National Average
$57,000

Course Design
▼1%

Design
▼1%



Web Design
▼2%


Microsoft Office
▼3%


Adobe Captivate
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 378 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 12%