Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Instructional Designer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$102,265 / yrTotal Pay
$68,455 / yrBase Pay
$33,810 / yrAdditional Pay

$102,265

 / yr
$50K$386K
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The estimated total pay for a Instructional Designer is $102,265 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $68,455 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $33,810 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$102,265 /yr
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$109,192 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Instructional Designer?

Some related job titles are E-Learning Salaries with median pay of $100,945, Instructional Design Consultant Salaries with median pay of $103,406, Instructional Design Specialist Salaries with median pay of $99,035, Instructional Systems Designer Salaries with median pay of $102,836.

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Pearson
3.8

Pearson

Instructional Designer

$68,859

 /yr
Range: $59K - $96K

$59K

$96K

$58,922 - $96,333 Range

GP Strategies
3.5

GP Strategies

Instructional Designer

$76,141

 /yr
Range: $54K - $111K

$54K

$111K

$54,255 - $110,862 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Instructional Designer

$103,619

 /yr
Range: $62K - $159K

$62K

$159K

$61,885 - $159,149 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Instructional Designer

$121,068

 /yr
Range: $64K - $185K

$64K

$185K

$64,321 - $184,594 Range

UnitedHealth Group
3.6

UnitedHealth Group

Instructional Designer

$73,091

 /yr
Range: $50K - $128K

$50K

$128K

$49,802 - $128,477 Range

ADP
4.0

ADP

Instructional Designer

$89,046

 /yr
Range: $69K - $116K

$69K

$116K

$69,076 - $115,630 Range

AllenComm
3.1

AllenComm

Instructional Designer

$64,959

 /yr
Range: $59K - $85K

$59K

$85K

$59,351 - $85,393 Range

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Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Instructional Designer

$96,232

 /yr
Range: $73K - $110K

$73K

$110K

$73,096 - $109,977 Range

Arizona State University
4.2

Arizona State University

Instructional Designer

$64,202

 /yr
Range: $54K - $85K

$54K

$85K

$54,052 - $84,913 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Instructional Designer

$93,314

 /yr
Range: $74K - $107K

$74K

$107K

$74,315 - $107,043 Range

Florida International University
4.1

Florida International University

Instructional Designer

$61,523

 /yr
Range: $51K - $70K

$51K

$70K

$51,075 - $69,577 Range

Texas State Technical College
4.0

Texas State Technical College

Instructional Designer

$25,300

 /yr
Range: $20K - $67K

$20K

$67K

$19,710 - $66,770 Range

Bisk
3.1

Bisk

Instructional Designer

$65,782

 /yr
Range: $44K - $83K

$44K

$83K

$43,713 - $82,888 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Instructional Designer

$101,728

 /yr
Range: $86K - $118K

$86K

$118K

$85,562 - $118,312 Range

Management Concepts
3.2

Management Concepts

Instructional Designer

$79,488

 /yr
Range: $70K - $90K

$70K

$90K

$69,898 - $90,467 Range

Carley Corporation
4.1

Carley Corporation

Instructional Designer

$55,439

 /yr
Range: $48K - $82K

$48K

$82K

$48,305 - $81,720 Range

Western Governors University
3.8

Western Governors University

Instructional Designer

$67,931

 /yr
Range: $60K - $79K

$60K

$79K

$60,000 - $79,218 Range

University of Phoenix
3.7

University of Phoenix

Instructional Designer

$75,848

 /yr
Range: $69K - $95K

$69K

$95K

$69,358 - $95,397 Range

U.S. Bank
3.8

U.S. Bank

Instructional Designer

$69,219

 /yr
Range: $55K - $92K

$55K

$92K

$55,245 - $91,763 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Instructional Designer

$87,090

 /yr
Range: $75K - $111K

$75K

$111K

$74,902 - $111,460 Range

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$54,500

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$5,400/yr

8 days ago by a ELearning Developer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$47,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Curriculum Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$127,300

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Instructional Designer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$62,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Curriculum Specialist with more than 15 years of experience

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$98,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Instructional Designer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Instructional Designer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Instructional Technologist with 7 to 9 years of experience

$49,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Instructional Designer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$83,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Curriculum Developer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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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.

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