The average salary for a Training Specialist with Training Program Development skills is $55,709.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Training Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Training Specialist are from the companies South Bay Community Services, Fiserv Inc and First American Bank. 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, earning around $59,781. Willis Towers Watson pays the lowest at around $37,000. South Bay Community Services also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $55,000.
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Popular Skills for Training Specialist
Skills in Facilitator are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training Management, 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 $47,019 based on 20 salaries. An early career Training Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,139 based on 437 salaries. A mid-career Training Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,753 based on 254 salaries. An experienced Training Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,811 based on 198 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,755.
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Employees with Training Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (22.5% more) and New York, New York (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (7.3% less).
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