Average Curriculum Developer Salary
$50,000 yearly
$24.38 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$34,000
10 %
$50,000
Median
$75,000
90 %
What Is The Average Curriculum Developer Salary?
The average curriculum developer salary is $50,708 per year, or $24.38 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $34,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $75,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, California, and Maryland provide the highest curriculum developer salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$75,000
$6,250
$36
75th Percentile
$62,000
$5,167
$30
Average
$50,708
$4,226
$24
25th Percentile
$41,000
$3,417
$20
10th Percentile
$34,000
$2,833
$16

Average Curriculum Developer Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where curriculum developers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Curriculum Developer average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$54,226
$26.07
Alaska
$55,542
$26.70
Arizona
$39,409
$18.95
Arkansas
$45,094
$21.68
California
$63,457
$30.51
Colorado
$48,110
$23.13
Connecticut
$60,738
$29.20
Delaware
$60,051
$28.87
District of Columbia
$71,408
$34.33
Florida
$39,298
$18.89
Georgia
$45,170
$21.72
Hawaii
$34,738
$16.70
Idaho
$48,949
$23.53
Illinois
$59,210
$28.47
Indiana
$41,418
$19.91
Iowa
$48,077
$23.11
Kansas
$42,772
$20.56
Kentucky
$50,541
$24.30
Louisiana
$40,474
$19.46
Maine
$53,442
$25.69
Maryland
$62,514
$30.05
Massachusetts
$66,871
$32.15
Michigan
$53,761
$25.85
Minnesota
$56,261
$27.05
Mississippi
$43,943
$21.13
Missouri
$44,079
$21.19
Montana
$37,125
$17.85
Nebraska
$38,863
$18.68
Nevada
$53,314
$25.63
New Hampshire
$66,055
$31.76
New Jersey
$60,717
$29.19
New Mexico
$49,711
$23.90
New York
$54,070
$26.00
North Carolina
$43,920
$21.12
North Dakota
$55,611
$26.74
Ohio
$51,546
$24.78
Oklahoma
$44,388
$21.34
Oregon
$44,608
$21.45
Pennsylvania
$54,048
$25.98
Rhode Island
$59,278
$28.50
South Carolina
$51,774
$24.89
South Dakota
$39,448
$18.97
Tennessee
$50,363
$24.21
Texas
$50,925
$24.48
Utah
$42,750
$20.55
Vermont
$54,236
$26.07
Virginia
$64,575
$31.05
Washington
$53,182
$25.57
West Virginia
$54,777
$26.34
Wisconsin
$47,186
$22.69
Wyoming
$54,840
$26.37

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Highest Paying Cities For Curriculum Developer

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
San Francisco, CA
$70,303
$33.80
Boston, MA
$66,793
$32.11
Richmond, VA
$64,393
$30.96
Baltimore, MD
$62,796
$30.19
Newark, NJ
$60,745
$29.20
Chicago, IL
$59,580
$28.64

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Average Curriculum Developer Salary Over Time

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Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $50,700
    $24.38
    +1.1%
    2020
    $50,200
    $24.11
    +2.0%
    2019
    $49,100
    $23.63
    +0.3%
    2018
    $49,000
    $23.55
    +1.2%
    2017
    $48,400
    $23.28
    +1.5%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Vocational Training Instructor

    Avg. salary: $54,216

    A vocational training instructor is responsible for teaching students with the subject expertise needed to land a job for a specific industry requirement. Vocational training instructors are the same as regular instructors as they also identify the students' strengths and weaknesses, manage their learning expectations, and develop personalized teaching plans to address difficulties. They conduct examinations and regular assessments to test the students' knowledge and learning, which is crucial to determine their level of moving up.
    37,200 Vocational Training Instructor Jobs
    Instructional Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $48,699

    Instructional coordinators, also called curriculum specialists, are responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing different instructional and educational material within the educational system. They work closely with the principal or school head to determine the effectiveness of materials, teaching methods, and techniques teachers use in following the school policies and guidelines. Also, they observe and evaluate their teachers and students, and they discuss the school's curriculum.
    34,447 Instructional Coordinator Jobs
    Education Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $42,557

    An education coordinator is a professional who develops an educational curriculum that is efficient and in line with the latest education standards and developments. Education coordinators are required to meet parents, as well as teachers, to discuss concerns regarding the curriculum and to ensure that the curriculum is being used properly. They create budgets for all their education programs and disseminate reports of their programs to the organization's management. They may also assist in the recruitment of instructors for their organization.
    39,345 Education Coordinator Jobs
    College Scouting Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $54,144

    College scouting coordinators recruit members for their team that they see potential in. The easiest way for these coordinators to look for recruits is to organize tryouts to evaluate an athlete's attitude, physical skills, and other factors that can spell success for their team in the future or at the professional level. When they see an athlete with potential, they keep tabs on them and report their progress with their recommendation to either the coach, manager, or owner of that team.
    26,956 College Scouting Coordinator Jobs
    Instructional Design Consultant

    Avg. salary: $58,090

    An instructional design consultant is responsible for assisting, developing, and managing instructional material and plans with other professionals such as programmers, web developers, and teachers in IT. They usually collaborate, coordinate, and interact with the aforementioned professionals to develop a program design to enhance their expertise and learning experiences. Also, they must research electronic learning, run usability tests, find learning objectives for a particular project, and do a content development review and analysis.
    38,563 Instructional Design Consultant Jobs
    Instructional Designer And Trainer

    Avg. salary: $52,284

    Instructional designers are in charge of redesigning the courses, developing the entire curriculum, and creating all instructional mediums, including handouts, presentation materials, participant guides, and job aids. They typically evaluate training, as well as assess what was learned and check if learning solutions led to quantifiable behavior improvements. Also, the design and rebuild both new and traditional learning models. Additionally, they execute feedback from program reviews, teach others how to convey the learning material, and research new changes in both learning design and education.
    60,359 Instructional Designer And Trainer Jobs

    Curriculum Developer Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a curriculum developer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.
    Experience LevelascdescAvg. SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
    Entry Level
    $36,700
    $17.62
    Mid Level
    $47,500
    $22.85
    Senior Level
    $55,300
    $26.58

    Which Companies Pay Curriculum Developers The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a curriculum developer, being employed by a company such as VMware or Oracle would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Google and Varian Medical Systems also report highly competitive salaries for curriculum developers.
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    Recently Added Curriculum Developer Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Apex Systems
    Instructional Developer
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    Chesapeake, VA
    08/19/2021
    $70,000
    08/19/2021
    Indian Hills Community College
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    Instructor, Computer Software Development
    Ottumwa, IA
    08/12/2021
    $58,574
    08/12/2021
    Ut Health
    Instructional Developer-SON
    Instructional Developer-SON
    Center, TX
    08/09/2021
    $47,000
    08/09/2021
    Salesforce
    Mulesoft Technical Curriculum Developer
    Mulesoft Technical Curriculum Developer
    Ione, CA
    08/04/2021
    $96,000
    08/04/2021
    State of Washington
    Employment Development Instructor
    Employment Development Instructor
    Olympia, WA
    08/02/2021
    $45,504
    08/02/2021
    General Dynamics
    Instructional Developer Senior-Remote
    Instructional Developer Senior-Remote
    Auburn, MA
    08/02/2021
    $60,000
    08/02/2021
    Amazon
    Technical Curriculum Developer (AWS Cloud Curriculum)
    Technical Curriculum Developer (AWS Cloud Curriculum)
    Seattle, WA
    08/01/2021
    $110,700
    08/01/2021
    University of Colorado Boulder
    Curriculum Developer
    Curriculum Developer
    Boulder, CO
    07/30/2021
    $60,000
    07/30/2021
    General Dynamics Information Technology
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    Instructional Developer Senior-Remote
    Pueblo, CO
    07/29/2021
    $60,000
    07/29/2021
    Colorado Department of Human Services
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    Denver, CO
    07/28/2021
    $55,752
    07/28/2021

    Average Curriculum Developer Salary by Demographic

    Curriculum Developer Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $47,615
    female-income
    Female Income
    $46,700
    Median Curriculum Developer Income by Race
    Unknown curriculum developers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american curriculum developers have the lowest average salary at $45,288.
    $50,000
    $49,000
    $48,000
    $47,000
    $46,000
    $45,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$48,491
    White$46,718
    Black or African American$45,288
    Asian$48,176
    Hispanic or Latino$47,115
    Average Curriculum Developer Salary by Education Level
    Curriculum developers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $54,597 annually. With a Masters degree, curriculum developers earn a median annual income of $53,130 compared to $46,700 for curriculum developers with an Bachelors degree.
    $55,000
    $53,000
    $51,000
    $49,000
    $47,000
    $45,000
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$53,130
    Bachelor's Degree$46,700
    Doctorate Degree$54,597