Median pay for Learning Specialists in the United States is around $56K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Learning Specialists (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,031 - $81,590
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$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,047
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$12.97 - $63.62
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,031 - $81,590  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
Total Pay (?
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$37,210 - $88,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $63.62  
   
Overtime
$31.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,210 - $88,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Learning Specialist

Learning specialist positions are available in a wide variety of organizations, from universities to financial institutions to large corporations. Generally, these jobs are found in organizations with a large customer and employee base, requiring an individual in charge of training and information distribution. The learning specialist's daily tasks typically revolve around training employees and/or customers. In the case of employees, it is common for learning specialists to develop training programs and seminars that allow new hires to quickly catch up with the needs of the job and work efficiently from their first day; they also provide ongoing education to existing employees, with specific tools and techniques varying by organization and industry. Positions that require work directly with customers generally include delivering product and/or service information, which can involving anything from discussing medical options with patients and families to explaining financial opportunities to banking customers.

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Learning Specialist Tasks

  • Create and maintain databases to track participants, feedback, and technical issues.
  • Coordinate and maintain e-learning offerings, marketing, and technical infrastructure.
  • Develop new online courses and convert existing courses into e-learning options from syllabus to final evaluation.
  • Recommend and research software, content creation, and interactive media.

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Pay by Experience Level for Learning Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Learning Specialists, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $50K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $58K. For Learning Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $67K. Learning Specialists who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $92K.

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Experience Affects Learning Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%



National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Learning Specialist Salaries


Childhood Education
up arrow 4%

Training
up arrow 3%

National Average
$56,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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