Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialist Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialists is around $53K per year. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialists stretch from $36K on the lower end to $73K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $5K from profit sharing. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialists making up 79 percent. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,802 - $72,528
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MEDIAN: $53,104
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$14.56 - $29.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,802 - $72,528  
   
Bonus
$236.72 - $7,682  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,051  
Total Pay (?
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$35,681 - $73,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 319
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.56 - $29.96  
   
Overtime
$22.01 - $58.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$236.72 - $7,682  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,051  
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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$35,681 - $73,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,325

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialists in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+22 percent), Houston (+15 percent), Washington (+14 percent), and New York (+11 percent). In Dallas, salaries are 6 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Seattle and Madison (4 percent lower).

Key Stats for Learning and Development Specialist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Learning and Development Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▲16%

Curriculum Planning
▲11%

Organizational Development
▲4%


National Average
$52,000

Articulate E-Learning Software
▼1%

Training
▼2%

▼5%

Articulate - E-Learning Software
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 9%
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