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Learning and Development Specialist Salary

Median pay for Learning and Development Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $58K annually. Final cash compensation to Learning and Development Specialists varies from around $39K to approximately $88K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $5K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Learning and Development Specialists survey respondents are women (71 percent). Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Learning and Development Specialists. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,450 - $86,013
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$40K
$58K
$86K
MEDIAN: $57,858
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$12.58 - $29.95
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,450 - $86,013  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,939  
Profit Sharing
$298.66 - $4,572  
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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$38,949 - $88,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 341
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.58 - $29.95  
   
Overtime
$16.61 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$298.66 - $4,572  
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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$38,949 - $88,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Learning and Development Specialist

A learning and development specialist typically focuses on instructional design, building on learning and development materials and consulting with experts to support employee development. This position generally exists within a company interested in continuous employee growth and development. A learning and development specialist often works within a team that provides employees with learning opportunities and makes support solutions available to help meet business goals. They also focus on strengthening the knowledge and abilities of all employees, as well as potential partners. This person generally utilizes intentional learning to develop, design, and implement all learning solutions.

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Learning and Development Specialist Tasks

  • Create and adapt curriculum for a variety of audiences and learning delivery methods.
  • Collect data and analyze the impact of long-term and specific initiatives.
  • Assess, plan, develop, and deliver training and learning initiatives.
  • Evaluate and select learning software and training initiatives.

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Popular Skills for Learning and Development Specialist


Survey results show that Learning and Development Specialists typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Organizational Development, Project Management, Facilitator, and Training Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 10 percent. Those familiar with Training also tend to know Facilitator.

Pay by Experience Level for Learning and Development Specialist

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


Learning and Development Specialists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $51K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $60K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Learning and Development Specialists make a median salary of $68K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $72K.

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Experience Affects Learning and Development Specialist Salaries




National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Learning and Development Specialist Salaries


Project Management
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Training Program Development
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Facilitator
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Training
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National Average
$57,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 10%