Average Learning Specialist Salary

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The average salary for a Learning Specialist is $55,577.
MEDIAN $55,577
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$36k - $80k
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$1k - $8k
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$34k - $85k

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Job Description for Learning Specialist

Learning Specialist Tasks
  • Develop new online courses and convert existing courses into e-learning options from syllabus to final evaluation.
  • Recommend and research software, content creation, and interactive media.
  • Create and maintain databases to track participants, feedback, and technical issues.
  • Coordinate and maintain e-learning offerings, marketing, and technical infrastructure.

Popular Employer Salaries for Learning Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Learning Specialist are from the companies Sitel Corporation, Endurance International and Farm Credit Services of America. Reported salaries are highest at Farm Credit Services of America where the average pay is $60,000. Sitel Corporation pays the lowest at around $31,748.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Learning Specialist. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Learning Specialist
Corporate Trainer
Learning and Development Specialist
Instructional Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Learning Specialist

Skills in Training, Training Program Development, Childhood Education, Learning Management System (LMS) and Course Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Learning Specialist

An entry-level Learning Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,433 based on 53 salaries. An early career Learning Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,755 based on 188 salaries. A mid-career Learning Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,617 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Learning Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,459 based on 103 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,165.
Employees with Learning Specialist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 79.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (33.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (31.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.7% less).

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