Career Outlook for Instructional Designers and Technologists

Also known as:  Curriculum and Assessment Director, Curriculum and Instruction Director, Curriculum Coordinator, Curriculum Designer, Curriculum Specialist, Instructional Coordinator, Instructional Materials Director, School Curriculum Developer, Special Education Curriculum Specialist
The overall job outlook for Instructional Designer or Technologist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 20.82 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.47 percent per year. Demand for Instructional Designers and Technologists is expected to go up, with an expected 36,220 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.52 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Instructional Designers and Technologists in the following states
California 17,900
Texas 10,890
New York 9,790
Florida 6,990
Ohio 5,670
Michigan 5,330
Pennsylvania 4,960
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Instructional Designers and Technologists
North Dakota 220
Nevada 230
South Dakota 260
Rhode Island 300
Montana 330
Puerto Rico 350
Maine 370