Salary for Training and Development Specialists

Also known as:  Computer Training Specialist, Corporate Trainer, Employee Development Specialist, Job Training Specialist, Training Coordinator, Training Specialist, Workforce Development Specialist

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Specialists in training and development analyze the needs of their employers, and develop and implement training programs targeted towards the improvement of employee and organizational performance. They may select trainers and training methods targeted towards specific needs, conduct studies and interviews to determine the effectiveness of different training methodologies. When necessary, these professional may also develop or procure training materials including instructional texts, videos, outlines and handouts. If training methods are found to be ineffective, they may develop additional techniques based on the needs of their particular workforce. Professionals in this field are generally required to have a Bachelor's degree or higher education. although some exceptions may be made based on experience.

A Training or Development Specialist can get a wage that can range from 40000 and 60000 based on experience and talent. Training and Development Specialists will normally receive a compensation of Fifty Seven Thousand Six Hundred dollars per year.

Training and Development Specialists make the most money in the District of Columbia, where they earn normal pay levels of about $68980. People with these jobs receive the highest compensation in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they receive wages of $74610.

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ANNUAL SALARY
HOURLY RATE
INDUSTRIES
Training and Development Specialists tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $74,610
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $70,500
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $66,410
Information $63,920
Wholesale Trade $62,920
Construction $61,090
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $40,030
Accommodation and Food Services $44,270
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $49,530
Health Care and Social Assistance $51,920
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $52,290
Transportation and Warehousing $53,840
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