The average salary for a Training Specialist is $54,648.
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Job Description for Training Specialist
Training specialists aim to improve the performance of current employees, and may also train new employees so they meet certain levels of proficiency before beginning work. Training specialists must be able to work well with others, teach a variety of skills and personalities, and make adjustments whenever necessary. Education and field work experience are often necessary for more technical positions, and many training specialists are also tasked with developing teaching materials and lesson pl…Read more
Training 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.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Training Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Training Specialist are from the companies South Bay Community Services, First American Bank and Fiserv Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Fiserv Inc where the average pay is $66,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include First American Bank and South Bay Community Services, earning around $59,781 and $55,000, respectively. Willis Towers Watson pays the lowest at around $37,000. State Farm Insurance Company and National Able Network also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $38,429 and $44,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Training Specialist
Training Program Development
Skills in Training Program Development and Facilitator are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Curriculum Planning and Training.
Pay by Experience Level for Training Specialist
An entry-level Training Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,454 based on 69 salaries. An early career Training Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,155 based on 968 salaries. A mid-career Training Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,832 based on 542 salaries. An experienced Training Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,108 based on 471 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,542.
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Employees with Training Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 22.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (17.5% more) and Houston, Texas (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (1.6% less).
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