Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,720
25th Percentile Wage
$40,450
50th Percentile Wage
$56,920
75th Percentile Wage
$78,010
90th Percentile Wage
$98,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.77
25th Percentile Wage
$19.45
50th Percentile Wage
$27.37
75th Percentile Wage
$37.50
90th Percentile Wage
$47.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.43. The median hourly salary is $27.37. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.77.

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
201656,920-0.84%2.06%
201557,4001.83%-
201456,350-1.38%-
201357,1302.42%-
201255,750--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Georgia ranges from $35,300 to $68,270. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Georgia is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $68,270. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta (mean annual salary $60,400). The lowest paying area is Valdosta with a median annual salary of $35,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warner Robins
$68,270
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$60,400
Rome
$58,660
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$56,730
Brunswick
$55,960
Columbus
$55,710
Athens-Clarke County
$47,130
Savannah
$46,290
Gainesville
$46,260
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$45,940
Macon
$45,840
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$43,580
Albany
$43,340
Dalton
$41,210
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$41,130
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$39,130
Valdosta
$35,300



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