The average salary for a Learning Specialist is $55,577.
Is Learning Specialist your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
$36k - $80k
$101 - $10k
$1k - $8k
$34k - $85k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
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 pro…Read more
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.
Explore the most common career paths for Learning Specialist. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Learning Specialist Job Listings
Popular Skills for Learning Specialist
Training Program Development
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.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
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).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 517 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
$48k - $111k
$28k - $55k
$51k - $96k
$53k - $98k
$32k - $62k
$41k - $102k
$55k - $125k
$32k - $67k
$46k - $84k