Learning Specialist Salary

Learning Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $56K per year on average. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Women account for the majority of Learning Specialists who took the survey — 82 percent to be exact. Work is enjoyable for Learning Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$37,284 - $83,808
$37K
$56K
$84K
MEDIAN: $56,097
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$12.79 - $64.56
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MEDIAN: $24.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,284 - $83,808  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
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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$37,063 - $90,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$12.79 - $64.56  
   
Overtime
$31.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
   
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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$37,063 - $90,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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

  • 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.
  • Create and maintain databases to track participants, feedback, and technical issues.
  • Coordinate and maintain e-learning offerings, marketing, and technical infrastructure.

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Pay by Experience Level for Learning Specialist

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


Learning Specialists with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $49K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $58K. Learning Specialists bring in $67K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $78K.

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Key Stats for Learning Specialist

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Learning Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

▲20%

▲4%

National Average
$56,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Learning Specialist Salaries


▲5%


National Average
$56,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼6%

Data Analysis
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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