Curriculum coordinators help to develop and implement curricula for schools and nonprofit organizations. They work for public and private schools, early childhood education programs, community centers, and government groups. They may work for one school or for several schools, ensuring that curricula is in accordance with local and state standards. There are nearly 193,000 instructional coordinators, including curriculum coordinators, employed in the U.S.
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Curriculum coordinators earned an average salary of $50,216 in April 2021, according to PayScale.com. Salaries ranged from $35,000 or less to $76,000 or more. The Department of Labor reported that instructional coordinators earned a median salary of $66,970 in May 2020. Salaries ranged from $39,270 or less to $105,650 or more. Earnings vary depending on the industry and employer. For example, t...
Curriculum coordinators work in offices in schools, educational centers, and government buildings. They typically work 40 hours per week during business hours. Depending on the job, there may be some travel involved, such as to visit other schools in their district to discuss new curricula. They also travel to educational conferences. Unlike teachers, curriculum coordinators work year round.
The outlook for curriculum coordinators aligns with the outlook for instructional coordinators, who have similar responsibilities and goals. According to the Department of Labor, faster than average employment growth (6 percent) is predicted for instructional coordinators through 2029. Student achievement will continue to be of primary importance to states and school districts. As the Coronavir...