How much does a Instructional Designer make?

Updated Jan 6, 2022

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$71,070 /yr
Average Base Pay

4,272 salaries

$50K

Low

$71K

Average

$102K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Instructional Designer make? The national average salary for a Instructional Designer is $71,070 in United States. Filter by location to see Instructional Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 4,272 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Instructional Designer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Instructional Designer$71,070 /yr
L3
Senior Instructional Designer$90,313 /yr
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$58,541

per year

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$79,800

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$63,726

per year

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$78,271

per year

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Pearson
3.7

Pearson

Instructional Designer

$66,646

 /yr
Range: $59K - $93K
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$59K

$93K

$58,522 - $92,552 Range

GP Strategies
3.2

GP Strategies

Instructional Designer

$71,277

 /yr
Range: $52K - $107K

$52K

$107K

$52,125 - $106,511 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Instructional Designer

$104,032

 /yr
Range: $71K - $148K

$71K

$148K

$71,312 - $148,352 Range

UnitedHealth Group
3.7

UnitedHealth Group

Instructional Designer

$70,341

 /yr
Range: $48K - $123K

$48K

$123K

$47,847 - $123,435 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Instructional Designer

$118,836

 /yr
Range: $62K - $177K

$62K

$177K

$61,797 - $177,350 Range

AllenComm
3.3

AllenComm

Instructional Designer

$62,990

 /yr
Range: $57K - $82K

$57K

$82K

$57,022 - $82,042 Range

ADP
4

ADP

Instructional Designer

$85,699

 /yr
Range: $66K - $111K

$66K

$111K

$66,365 - $111,092 Range

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Verizon
3.8

Verizon

Instructional Designer

$92,660

 /yr
Range: $70K - $106K

$70K

$106K

$70,227 - $105,661 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Instructional Designer

$90,343

 /yr
Range: $71K - $103K

$71K

$103K

$71,399 - $102,842 Range

Arizona State University
4.3

Arizona State University

Instructional Designer

$61,568

 /yr
Range: $52K - $82K

$52K

$82K

$51,930 - $81,581 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Instructional Designer

$97,735

 /yr
Range: $82K - $114K

$82K

$114K

$82,204 - $113,669 Range

Bisk
3.1

Bisk

Instructional Designer

$63,200

 /yr
Range: $42K - $80K

$42K

$80K

$41,998 - $79,635 Range

Florida International University
4.2

Florida International University

Instructional Designer

$59,717

 /yr
Range: $49K - $68K

$49K

$68K

$49,071 - $67,899 Range

University of Phoenix
3.7

University of Phoenix

Instructional Designer

$72,871

 /yr
Range: $67K - $92K

$67K

$92K

$66,636 - $91,653 Range

Texas State Technical College
4.1

Texas State Technical College

Instructional Designer

$24,308

 /yr
Range: $19K - $64K

$19K

$64K

$18,937 - $64,149 Range

Management Concepts
2.8

Management Concepts

Instructional Designer

$77,714

 /yr
Range: $67K - $87K

$67K

$87K

$67,155 - $86,917 Range

U.S. Bank
3.7

U.S. Bank

Instructional Designer

$69,629

 /yr
Range: $50K - $114K

$50K

$114K

$49,848 - $113,765 Range

Western Governors University
3.7

Western Governors University

Instructional Designer

$65,265

 /yr
Range: $59K - $76K

$59K

$76K

$58,595 - $76,109 Range

Penn State
4.3

Penn State

Instructional Designer

$57,620

 /yr
Range: $45K - $76K

$45K

$76K

$44,720 - $76,332 Range

Carley Corporation
4.2

Carley Corporation

Instructional Designer

$54,773

 /yr
Range: $44K - $87K

$44K

$87K

$44,258 - $87,027 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Instructional Designer salaries

The national average salary for an Instructional Designer is $71,070 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Instructional Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4272 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Instructional Designer employees.

The highest salary for an Instructional Designer in United States is $101,562 per year.

The lowest salary for an Instructional Designer in United States is $49,733 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an Instructional Designer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an Instructional Designer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent instructional designer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$54,000
per year
An Instructional Designer in the Beaumont, TX Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Beaumont, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$47,500
per year
An Instructional Designer in the Valdosta, GA Area area reported making $47,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Valdosta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$150,000
per year
An Instructional Designer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$58,000
per year
A Curriculum Developer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
An Instructional Designer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$13k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
An Instructional Designer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$67,000
per year
An Instructional Designer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $67,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$45
hourly
An Instructional Designer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $45 per hour
Job Highlights
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Learning Designer in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University