Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for training and development specialists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of training and development specialists amongst California cities 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 California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,690
25th Percentile Wage
$47,350
50th Percentile Wage
$66,980
75th Percentile Wage
$91,770
90th Percentile Wage
$118,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.68
25th Percentile Wage
$22.77
50th Percentile Wage
$32.20
75th Percentile Wage
$44.12
90th Percentile Wage
$57.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.16. The median hourly salary is $32.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.68.

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
201666,980-1.33%3.85%
201567,8704.26%-
201464,9800.71%-
201364,5200.19%-
201264,400--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of California ranges from $37,980 to $107,450. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in California is San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles with a median annual salary of $107,450. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Oakland-Fremont-Hayward (mean annual salary $83,460). The lowest paying area is Modesto with a median annual salary of $37,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$107,450
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$83,460
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$81,930
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$81,200
Napa
$76,140
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$75,520
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$74,210
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$70,050
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$66,340
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$64,570
Vallejo-Fairfield
$63,740
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$63,180
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$60,500
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$60,040
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$58,040
Fresno
$57,210
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$56,260
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$55,540
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$55,290
Merced
$55,240
Salinas
$54,480
Chico
$51,730
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$50,730
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$49,190
Bakersfield-Delano
$48,580
El Centro
$47,860
Visalia-Porterville
$47,660
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$47,630
Stockton
$41,060
Modesto
$37,980


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