Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialists take home approximately $52K annually on average. In the world of Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialists, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $5K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $35K and $72K. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialists making up 78 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,485 - $71,949
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$52K
$72K
MEDIAN: $52,008
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$13.49 - $30.23
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MEDIAN: $17.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,485 - $71,949  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $7,450  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,034  
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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$34,967 - $72,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 301
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.49 - $30.23  
   
Overtime
$21.93 - $58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$195.74 - $7,450  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,034  
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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$34,967 - $72,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,206

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialists, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 29 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Learning and Development Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+25 percent), Houston (+17 percent), Washington (+17 percent), and New York (+13 percent). With compensation 4 percent below the national average, Dallas is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Seattle and Madison (2 percent less).

Key Stats for Learning and Development Specialist

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Learning and Development Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▲18%

Curriculum Planning
▲13%

Organizational Development
▲6%


Articulate E-Learning Software
▲1%

Training
▼0%

National Average
$51,000

▼3%

Articulate - E-Learning Software
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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