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 and Development Specialist can expect a wage between $33,900 and $107,060 based on experience and education levels. will most likely receive an average wage of sixty-seven thousand four hundred and fourty dollars every year.

are compensated at the highest average salary in New Jersey, which has wages of just about $84,980. Professionals that work in these jobs obtain the highest pay in Utilities, where they get average job salaries of $94,630.

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INDUSTRIES

Training and Development Specialists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$94,630
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$77,740
Information
$77,090
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$74,070
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$73,830
Wholesale Trade
$71,640

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$27,640
Accommodation and Food Services
$44,860
Retail Trade
$54,640
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$57,920
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$60,050
Transportation and Warehousing
$60,210