Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Colorado

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,700
25th Percentile Wage
$49,150
50th Percentile Wage
$65,470
75th Percentile Wage
$84,860
90th Percentile Wage
$103,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,700.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.68
25th Percentile Wage
$23.63
50th Percentile Wage
$31.48
75th Percentile Wage
$40.79
90th Percentile Wage
$49.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.72. The median hourly salary is $31.48. 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
201665,4701.53%10.20%
201564,4704.03%-
201461,8703.05%-
201359,9801.98%-
201258,790--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Colorado ranges from $47,650 to $68,130. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $68,130. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Pueblo (mean annual salary $66,170). The lowest paying area is Grand Junction with a median annual salary of $47,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$68,130
Pueblo
$66,170
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$64,100
Colorado Springs
$63,580
Boulder
$61,130
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$56,460
Fort Collins-Loveland
$53,800
Greeley
$52,910
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$51,460
Grand Junction
$47,650



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