Entry-Level Training Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Training Specialists take home an average $50K per year. Total cash earnings of Entry-Level Training Specialists range from $33K on the low end to $67K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $7K and $5K, respectively. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of Entry-Level Training Specialists (66 percent) who took the survey are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Training Specialists. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$36,976 - $67,641
$37K
$50K
$68K
MEDIAN: $49,546
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50%
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$12.65 - $24.98
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$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.12
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$0$67K
Salary $36,976 - $67,641
Bonus $0.00 - $6,742
Profit Sharing $405.47 - $5,277
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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$32,936 - $66,740
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 467
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.65 - $24.98
Overtime $18.13 - $38.60
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,742
Profit Sharing $405.47 - $5,277
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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$32,936 - $66,740
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 172

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,315

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Training Specialists, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Training Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+14 percent), Dallas (+13 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), and New York (+8 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Training Specialist's salary, with San Antonio Entry-Level Training Specialists earning salaries that are 32 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Miami (14 percent lower) and Pittsburgh (12 percent lower).

Training Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Training Specialist in McDonough:
"People Skills Are Vital!"
It is important to find ways to connect with trainees to effectively deliver training. It is hard to convey your message when you do not fully understand the audience. Training Specialists excel when training is delivered in multiple formats to meet the variances in learning development levels.

Training Specialist in Jacksonville:
"There was no room for promotion."

Key Stats for Training Specialist

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Training Specialist Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲12%

Project Management
▲7%

Facilitator
▲7%

Design
▲5%

Software Training Materials
▲4%


Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲3%



Public Speaking
▼0%

National Average
$47,000

▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 9%
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