Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for training and development specialists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of training and development specialists among Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Training and Development Specialists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,830
25th Percentile Wage
$37,960
50th Percentile Wage
$54,590
75th Percentile Wage
$71,570
90th Percentile Wage
$92,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.34
25th Percentile Wage
$18.25
50th Percentile Wage
$26.25
75th Percentile Wage
$34.40
90th Percentile Wage
$44.31

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.31. The median hourly salary is $26.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.34.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of training and development specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,590-0.20%2.33%
201554,700-0.57%-
201455,010-0.27%-
201355,1603.34%-
201253,320--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Training and Development Specialists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Alabama ranges from $34,240 to $105,020. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $105,020. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Dothan (mean annual salary $66,780). The lowest paying area is Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$105,020
Dothan
$66,780
Huntsville
$64,060
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$62,780
Birmingham-Hoover
$58,350
Montgomery
$54,770
Tuscaloosa
$51,890
Mobile
$51,530
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$46,930
Anniston-Oxford
$46,520
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$39,420
Auburn-Opelika
$36,050
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,240


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