The average salary for a Workforce Development Specialist is $44,907.
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Job Description for Workforce Development Specialist
Workforce development specialists serve as a primary point of contact between staff and participants at locations with potential employers. They typically focus on building a network of business-focused relationships and subsidizing this support for participating members. Workforce development specialists attend and conduct activities related to local employment services which connect the employers with the community. They also work closely with participants to develop assigned placements, regu…Read more
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Skills in Microsoft Office, Training, Program Management and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Workforce Development Specialist
An entry-level Workforce Development Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $34,604 based on 7 salaries. An early career Workforce Development Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,063 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career Workforce Development Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,676 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Workforce Development Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,354 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $36,950.
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Employees with Workforce Development Specialist in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 47.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (41.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in El Paso, Texas (41.1% less), Louisville, Kentucky (32.1% less) and San Antonio, Texas (15.0% less).
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