$53,717
Avg. Salary
$19.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,986

Bonus

$1,400

Profit Sharing

$1,250

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Training Specialist is $19.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Training Specialist is $53,717 per year.

10%
$13.53
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$19.49
50%
$28.97
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MEDIAN $19.49
10%
$39k
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$54k
50%
$78k
90%
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MEDIAN $53,717
$38,830 - $77,655
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MEDIAN: $53,717
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$0$77K
Salary $38,830 - $77,655
Bonus $0.00 - $7,253
Profit Sharing $480 - $4,122
Commission $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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$35,707 - $77,511
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,691
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $13.53 - $28.97
Hourly Tips $7.50
Overtime $18.56 - $44.58
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,253
Commission $1,250
Profit Sharing $480 - $4,122
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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$35,707 - $77,511
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 516

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.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Training Specialist


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Training Specialist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Training Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Training Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Training Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Training Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 628 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Training Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 381 salaries. An experienced Training Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 275 salaries. A Training Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 99 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,811

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

Training Specialist Reviews

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

Training Specialist in Salt Lake City:
"Working in MOOG."
Pros: I like that I get to meet new people when I do training. I get to travel as well, because sometimes the customer wants the trainer to go to their facility instead.
Cons: I hate that they do nothing to help me get a better pay, and it feels like they do not see me as a person.

Training Specialist in McDonough:
"People Skills Are Vital!"
It is important to find ways to connect with trainees to effectively deliver training. It is hard to convey your message when you do not fully understand the audience. Training Specialists excel when training is delivered in multiple formats to meet the variances in learning development levels.

Training Specialist in Arlington:
"Low stress, high rewards."
Pros: I get to leave my work at work, great team with lots of flexibility and creativity. Get to work directly with government clients.
Cons: No growth opportunity. Underpaid.

Training Specialist in Columbia:
"Family Like Atmosphere."
Pros: I love sharing what I've learned over the years with new employees to help them grow and start their career at the company.
Cons: I wish we were giving enhanced training for the specialists to continually build our skills for increased efficiency.

Training Specialist in Jacksonville:
"There was no room for promotion."

Training Specialist in Somerville:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Being able to help.
Cons: Overload of functions.

Training Specialist in Cusseta:
Pros: Training and career development are very vital in any company or organization that aims at progressing. That's what I enjoy!
Cons: When employees take training for career development for granted.

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Key Stats for Training Specialist

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 406 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Training Specialist Salaries

▲23%

▲15%

▲3%

National Average
$52,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Training Specialist Salaries

Safety Compliance
▲13%

instructional design
▲5%



▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$52,000

Curriculum Planning
▼1%


Public Speaking
▼1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼1%



▼4%


Oral / Verbal Communication
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 406 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 11%