Technical Training Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $66K per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Technical Training Specialists are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 62 percent of professionals. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$47,085 - $90,983
$47K
$66K
$91K
MEDIAN: $65,742
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$19.92 - $30.00
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MEDIAN: $27.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,085 - $90,983  
   
Bonus
$1,010 - $9,899  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$47,440 - $98,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$27.17  
   
Overtime
$38.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,010 - $9,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$47,440 - $98,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Technical Training Specialist

Technical training specialists are tasked with creating specialized training programs to help new and current employees to learn specialized technical tasks which arise from different needs or protocols of the company. These specialists should have strong communication skills to work well with others, and they may work in a traditional classroom setting or an alternative experimental setting, such as an online classroom, and may also work on-site at the company or travel to different branches.

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Technical Training Specialist Tasks

  • Conduct educational programs in information technology and systems.
  • Observe and report employee progress and program effectiveness.
  • Identify training needs that is aligned to company's vision.
  • Develop training coursework including creation of technical classes.

Common Career Paths for Technical Training Specialist


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Many Technical Training Specialists move into a Training & Development Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Training & Development Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Technical Training Specialists. Many Technical Training Specialists go on to become Training Managers or Instructional Designers of Training & Development despite the fact that median compensation in those roles is reportedly $3K lower and $12K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Technical Training Specialist


Technical Training Specialists who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Microsoft Office, Training Program Development, and Training can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Training. Most people experienced in Microsoft Office also know Training Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Training Specialist

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


For Technical Training Specialists, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $59K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $66K. Technical Training Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $72K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Key Stats for Technical Training Specialist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
028
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Technical Training Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Technical Training Specialist Salaries


Training Program Development
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National Average
$66,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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