Entry-Level Training Specialist Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Training Specialists lies in the neighborhood of $49K annually. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $6K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $33K and hits $67K on the high end. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The majority of Entry-Level Training Specialists (64 percent) who took the survey are female. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,699 - $67,735
$37K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,739
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$12.34 - $24.91
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MEDIAN: $17.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,699 - $67,735  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,537  
Profit Sharing
$354.79 - $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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$32,995 - $66,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 480
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.34 - $24.91  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $38.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,537  
   
Profit Sharing
$354.79 - $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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$32,995 - $66,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,274

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Training Specialists in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Training Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+16 percent), Houston (+13 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), and New York (+11 percent). Entry-Level Training Specialists in San Antonio make 30 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Miami and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

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.

Key Stats for Training Specialist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 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)
▲16%

Project Management
▲8%

Facilitator
▲8%

Design
▲7%

Training Management
▲5%

Software Training Materials
▲5%

Training Program Development
▲3%

Curriculum Planning
▲1%

National Average
$46,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼1%

▼2%

Public Speaking
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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