Career Details

Instructional Designer - Faculty Trainer

Career Overview

An instructional designer may plan and develop resources related to the curriculum and how it will be delivered. They also provide training sessions to teachers to explain these resources.


A master’s degree in curriculum and instruction or a related field is required to obtain this position. A master's degree typically takes two-three years to earn after earning a four-year bachelor's degree.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$35,000 /yr
$62,000 /yr
$100,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Psychology
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Public Speaking
  • Communication
  • Take as many college-prep courses as possible!
  • Video Editing
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

An instructional designer may work at any level within the educational system (elementary, middle, high school, or college) or for local governments. Kinga, the designer featured in the video, works for a technical college.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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