Curriculum/E-Learning Developer, also known as Instructional Coordinators, oversee curriculums and/or training programs in schools or companies. They evaluate the effectiveness of curriculums established by subject matter experts, school boards, states, or federal regulations. Based on their evaluation, curriculum designers may also recommend changes to the curriculum. They also develop instructional material, coordinate its implementation with instructors, and assess its effectiveness.
The United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates that the career is expected to grow 6 percent by 2028. This means that employment opportunities in this particular career are projected to grow by 11,500.
- Range: $70,200 and $87,800
- Median Salary: $79,000
Nationally (for comparison)
- Range: $67,300 – $84,200
- Median Salary: $75,700
- Curriculum developers are employed in a wide range of industries, which include, but are not limited to education, non-profit, corporate, and government.
- Various Educational Institutions
- Must obtain a master’s degree or higher
- For K-12 schools: must obtain teaching or school administration licensure
- Ideal skills:
- Analytical skills
- Communication skills
- Interpersonal skills
- Leadership skills
- Decision-Making skills
- Knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
- Knowledge of eLearning and content development tools