Learning Specialist Salary

Average Learning Specialists in the United States make around $55K per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Learning Specialists survey respondents are women (71 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$35,766 - $80,174
$36K
$56K
$80K
MEDIAN: $55,762
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50%
90%

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$12.63 - $78.30
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$19
$78
MEDIAN: $19.34
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$0$85K
Salary $35,766 - $80,174
Bonus $0.00 - $9,814
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$33,849 - $85,237
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 176
Hourly Data $0$78
Hourly Rate $12.63 - $78.30
Overtime $29.10
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,814
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$33,849 - $85,237
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Learning Specialist

Learning specialist positions are available in a wide variety of organizations, from universities to financial institutions to large corporations. Generally, these jobs are found in organizations with a large customer and employee base, requiring an individual in charge of training and information distribution. The learning specialist's daily tasks typically revolve around training employees and/or customers. In the case of employees, it is common for learning specialists to develop training programs and seminars that allow new hires to quickly catch up with the needs of the job and work efficiently from their first day; they also provide ongoing education to existing employees, with specific tools and techniques varying by organization and industry. Positions that require work directly with customers generally include delivering product and/or service information, which can involving anything from discussing medical options with patients and families to explaining financial opportunities to banking customers.

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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.

Learning Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Learning Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Learning Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Learning Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 101 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Learning Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Learning Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 57 salaries. A Learning Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Learning Specialist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Learning Specialist Salaries

▲21%

Late-Career
▲20%

▲8%

National Average
$55,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Learning Specialist Salaries



▲5%

National Average
$55,000

Teaching
▼2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼4%

Data Analysis
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 12%