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Highest Paying Cities for Training and Development Specialists

The top 100 highest paying cities for training and development specialists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of training and development specialists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $107,450, San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California is the highest paying city for training and development specialists. It is followed by Decatur, Alabama (average annual salary $105,020). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of training and development specialists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Training and Development Specialists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$107,450
130
2 Decatur, Alabama
$105,020
80
3 Anchorage, Alaska
$104,700
280
4 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$93,050
70
5 Framingham, Massachusetts
$90,270
530
6 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$85,720
330
7 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$83,980
120
8 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$83,460
1,840
9 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$82,410
70
10 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$82,250
310
11 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$81,930
4,870
12 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$81,800
220
13 Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$81,650
100
14 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$81,200
1,810
15 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$79,850
40
16 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$78,980
390
17 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$78,810
40
18 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$78,270
140
19 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$77,810
80
20 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$77,420
2,240
21 Napa, California
$76,140
40
22 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$75,520
2,340
23 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$74,530
3,870
24 Fairbanks, Alaska
$74,370
40
25 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$74,260
80
26 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$74,210
1,600
27 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$74,140
910
28 Peabody, Massachusetts
$73,920
150
29 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$73,560
1,620
30 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$73,430
8,550
31 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$73,380
5,510
32 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$73,260
7,020
33 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$73,240
750
34 Manchester, New Hampshire
$73,090
210
35 Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana
$71,880
80
36 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$71,340
60
37 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$71,210
80
38 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$71,020
40
39 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$70,940
110
40 Springfield, Illinois
$70,600
130
41 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$70,490
100
42 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$70,310
170
43 Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$70,230
70
44 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$70,210
3,680
45 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$70,160
160
46 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$70,080
360
47 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$70,050
2,120
48 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$69,960
6,490
49 Sussex County, Delaware
$69,950
50
50 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$69,860
1,380
51 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$69,730
40
52 Rochester, Minnesota
$69,460
260
53 St Marys County, Maryland
$69,390
110
54 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$69,300
4,180
55 Casper, Wyoming
$68,880
70
56 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$68,770
80
57 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$68,480
80
58 Peoria, Illinois
$68,470
300
59 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$68,380
810
60 Warner Robins, Georgia
$68,270
110
61 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$68,130
3,620
62 Rochester-Dover, New Hampshire
$67,870
60
63 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$67,470
200
64 Danbury, Connecticut
$67,420
100
65 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$67,270
5,870
66 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$67,200
10,120
67 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$67,200
17,850
68 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$67,180
150
69 Bowling Green, Kentucky
$67,160
100
70 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$67,080
80
71 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$66,840
1,920
72 Dothan, Alabama
$66,780
30
73 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$66,340
150
74 Pueblo, Colorado
$66,170
120
75 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$65,610
1,050
76 Tacoma, Washington
$65,440
500
77 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$65,440
50
78 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$65,380
390
79 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$65,210
1,810
80 Wilmington, New Jersey
$65,080
900
81 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$64,900
7,600
82 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$64,670
1,780
83 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$64,580
50
84 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$64,570
2,430
85 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$64,460
5,780
86 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$64,100
90
87 Farmington, New Mexico
$64,090
40
88 Huntsville, Alabama
$64,060
420
89 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$63,900
120
90 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$63,880
1,180
91 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$63,740
190
92 New Haven, Connecticut
$63,680
510
93 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$63,580
540
94 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$63,410
160
95 Camden, New Jersey
$63,340
690
96 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$63,180
330
97 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$63,030
220
98 Springfield, Massachusetts
$62,850
510
99 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$62,780
80
100 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$62,760
1,710
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