Entry-Level Training Specialist Salary (United States)

More than three-quarters of Entry-Level Training Specialists report fewer than five years in the field, making for a fairly junior workforce. The group as a whole takes home roughly $46,032 annually on average. Overall cash allowance—including $5,093 bonuses and $7,047 profit sharing proceeds—ranges between $32,701 and $64,620. Benefits are plentiful in this line of work; nearly all people have both medical and dental plans, and a majority have vision insurance. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Training Specialists—65 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Training Specialists is high. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Entry-Level Training Specialist Salary (?
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$32,701 - $64,620
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MEDIAN: $46,201
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Entry-Level Training Specialist Salary (?
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$13.86 - $26.05
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,701 - $64,620  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,047  
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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$31,965 - $66,078  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 443
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $26.05  
   
Overtime
$20.40 - $38.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,047  
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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$31,965 - $66,078  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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For Entry-Level Training Specialists, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 43 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Training Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+27 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami. Workers in Austin and Atlanta earn less than others in this profession; their -10 percent and -9 percent-salaries fall short of the national average.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Training Specialist Salaries

Training Management
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Design
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Training Program Development
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Curriculum Planning
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Project Management
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$46,000
Microsoft Office
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Training
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%
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