Training and Development Specialist Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of training and development specialists in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare training and development specialist salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Training and Development Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) training and development specialists is $101,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $32,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Training and Development Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of training and development specialists in 88 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for training and development specialist occupations is the aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $84,510. The lowest paying industry is the household and institutional furniture manufacturing industry (annual salary $32,310). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Forging and Stamping
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Apparel Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Textile Furnishings Mills
Textile Product Mills
Other Textile Product Mills
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Fabric Mills
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Beverage Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Textile Mills
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].


Highest paying cities for training and development specialists

Highest paying industries for training and development specialists.