$56,996
Avg. Salary
$20.37
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,261

Bonus

$1,987

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Training & Development Specialist is $20.37 per hour.

The average pay for a Training & Development Specialist is $56,996 per year.

$13.93
10%
$20.37
50%
$30.40
90%
MEDIAN $20.37
$40k
10%
$57k
50%
$81k
90%
MEDIAN $56,996
$39,958 - $80,861
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$81K
MEDIAN: $56,996
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$13.93 - $30.40
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$0$80K
Salary $39,958 - $80,861
Bonus $152 - $7,947
Profit Sharing $309 - $6,040
Commission $5,000
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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$37,014 - $80,887
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,856
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $13.93 - $30.40
Overtime $20.69 - $44.49
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $152 - $7,947
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $309 - $6,040
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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$37,014 - $80,887
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 430

Job Description for Training & Development Specialist

A training and development specialist engages a diverse variety of people in learning situations, applying adult learning theory in developing multifaceted modern learning solutions (such as instructor-led training and online educational programs).

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Training & Development Specialist Tasks
  • Design, orchestrate and implement training programs for employees or clientele to help improve skills.
  • Determine specific educational needs by interviewing or surveying a sample of people from target population.

Common Career Paths for Training & Development Specialist


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At the upper end, Training & Development Specialists who move into a Training Director role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Training Directors is a much higher $81K per year. When Training & Development Specialists are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Training & Development Managers or Training Managers. Those roles pay an additional $17K and $9K, respectively.

Training & Development Specialist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Training & Development Specialist


Training & Development Specialists seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Public Speaking, Training Management, Articulate E-Learning Software, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Human Resources and Microsoft Office. Most people familiar with Training also know Facilitator and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Training & Development Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Training & Development Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Training & Development Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 518 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Training & Development Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 331 salaries. An experienced Training & Development Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 299 salaries. A Training & Development Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 96 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,888

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

For Training & Development Specialists, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Training & Development Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+28 percent), Houston (+25 percent), Los Angeles (+20 percent), and New York (+17 percent). Training & Development Specialists in Columbus earn salaries far below the national average by 21 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field.

Training & Development Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Training & Development Specialist?

Training & Development Specialist in Birmingham:
"Great place to work."
Pros: Great culture
Cons: Good ol’ boys’ network

Training & Development Specialist in Orlando:
"Enlightening."
Pros: the weather
Cons: traffic

Training & Development Specialist:
Mission driven, culture is key. Deep experience in serving children and families. The organization has a rich history and does what is needed to address the needs of the whole child. Staff is passionate and skilled.

Training & Development Specialist in Costa rica:
"Great."
Pros: My experience in the company has been very good, currently I only have problem with my salary. The enviroment in here is awsome and let you grow and imprve our skills.
Cons: Some handling, salaries, a little disorder or miscomunication in between the departments.

Training & Development Specialist in Jackson:
"Rewarding."
Might not be the highest paying career, but the rewards along the way helps to make it worthwhile. Continue to obtain certifications and/or any advance training or degrees on your journey. Never stop learning new and creative things.

Training & Development Specialist in Dallas:
"That it would include more recruiting than training."
Understand deeply the mission statement, core values and company culture before developing a product. Understand who all reviews ideas and authorizes approval before implementation.

Training & Development Specialist in Danbury:
Ask what the job pay scale is.

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Key Stats for Training & Development Specialist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 444 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Training & Development Specialist Salaries

▲13%

▲10%

▲5%

National Average
$55,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Training & Development Specialist Salaries

Public Speaking
▲7%





▼0%



National Average
$55,000

▼3%


Human Resources
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 444 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 12%