Entry-Level Training Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Training Specialists take home approximately $50K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Training Specialists varies from around $33K to approximately $66K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $7K and $5K, respectively. Women make up the majority of Entry-Level Training Specialists (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Training Specialists is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,130 - $67,055
$37K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,936
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50%
90%

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$12.42 - $25.47
$12
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.26
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$0$67K
Salary $37,130 - $67,055
Bonus $0.00 - $6,765
Profit Sharing $100.67 - $4,966
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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$32,838 - $66,529
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 465
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.42 - $25.47
Overtime $18.04 - $39.78
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,765
Profit Sharing $100.67 - $4,966
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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$32,838 - $66,529
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 179

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Training Specialist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,206

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

For Entry-Level Training Specialists, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 22 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Training Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+13 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), and New York (+8 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Training Specialist's salary, with San Antonio Entry-Level Training Specialists earning salaries that are 32 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 15 percent less in Miami and 12 percent less in Pittsburgh, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Training Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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 Jacksonville:
"There was no room for promotion."

Key Stats for Training Specialist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Training Specialist Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲10%

Project Management
▲5%

Facilitator
▲5%

Design
▲3%

Software Training Materials
▲2%


Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲1%


National Average
$48,000


Public Speaking
▼2%

▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 9%
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