INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$66,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$66,000
Median 50%
$98,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
University of North Carolina
Highest Paying City
Palo Alto, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does an instructional design specialist make?
Instructional Design Specialists in America make, on average, $66,660 a year or $32.05 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $99,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $44,000 per year. Professional companies and Finance companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Instructional Design Specialist salaries are Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, and Nebraska. The typical employment in the position spans 3.2 years.

Average Instructional Design Specialist Salary By Company

Instructional Design Specialists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. University of North Carolina and DEFENDERS are the best paying companies for Instructional Design Specialists. In addition, companies like Cooley and Jack Henry & Associates report highly competitive salaries for Instructional Design Specialists.

Average Instructional Design Specialist Salary By Location

Instructional Design Specialists in the United States of America make on average $66,660 a year or $32.05 per hour. Palo Alto, CA reports the highest annual salary for Instructional Design Specialists at 81,104. Even an entry-level Instructional Design Specialist makes $39,000 per year in Palo Alto, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Instructional Design Specialist salaries are Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, and Nebraska. Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, Vermont, and North Dakota are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Palo Alto, CA
$81,104
2
Corvallis, OR
$80,803
3
Denver, CO
$76,038
4
Omaha, NE
$74,176
5
Des Moines, IA
$73,551

Average Instructional Design Specialist Salary By Industry

Instructional Design Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Hospitality companies, Utilities companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Instructional Design Specialists. Hospitality companies pay their Instructional Design Specialists the highest wages, averaging $75,079 per year. Utilities companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $66,353 and $66,271, respectively. At $58,346, the average salary for Instructional Design Specialists in the Manufacturing industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$75,079
2
Utilities
$66,353
3
Health Care
$66,271
4
Professional
$60,240
5
Internet
$58,378

RECENTLY ADDED Instructional Design Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Bellevue Community College
Instructional Design Specialist
10/28/2019
$53,539
Mayo Clinic
Instructional Design Specialist
10/17/2019
$126,264
Moraine Park Technical College
Instructional Design Specialist
10/02/2019
$47,375
Lane Community College
Instructional Design Specialist
09/10/2019
$32,182
Western Kentucky University
Instructional Design Specialist
09/10/2019
$34,248
Mayo Clinic
Instructional Design Specialist
09/04/2019
$63,132
University of Colorado
Instructional Design Specialist
08/06/2019
$50,000
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Instructional Design Specialist
07/30/2019
$75,176
Volt Workforce Solutions
Instructional Design Specialist
07/18/2019
$73,316
Instructional Design Specialist
06/28/2019
$44,496
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