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
$32,690
25th Percentile Wage
$42,230
50th Percentile Wage
$59,440
75th Percentile Wage
$81,280
90th Percentile Wage
$102,870

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 $102,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $32,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of training and development specialists in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,440
0.89% 1.43%
2016
$58,910
-0.24% -
2015
$59,050
1.29% -
2014
$58,290
-0.79% -
2013
$58,750
0.27% -
2012
$58,590
- -

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

The average salaries of training and development specialists in 103 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 $85,860. 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
$85,860
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$78,160
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$78,110
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$75,050
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$74,200
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$73,850
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$73,850
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$72,840
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$71,910
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$71,480
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$70,760
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$70,270
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$70,020
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$69,720
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$67,880
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$67,550
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$67,400
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$67,330
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$66,910
Chemical Manufacturing
$66,650
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$66,630
Chemical Manufacturing
$66,410
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$65,890
Chemical Manufacturing
$65,620
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$63,920
Machinery Manufacturing
$63,720
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$62,710
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$62,530
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$62,420
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$61,970
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$61,550
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$61,150
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$60,740
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$60,580
Machinery Manufacturing
$60,320
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$60,300
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$59,740
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$59,580
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$59,460
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$59,150
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$58,470
Forging and Stamping
$58,310
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$57,910
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$57,740
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$57,430
Paper Manufacturing
$57,190
Hardware Manufacturing
$57,170
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$56,800
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$56,020
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$55,860
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$55,750
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$55,750
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$55,680
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$55,570
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$54,810
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$54,740
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$54,100
Machine Shops
$53,580
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$52,820
Printing and Related Support Activities
$52,740
Printing and Related Support Activities
$52,740
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$52,360
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$52,200
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$51,870
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$51,720
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$51,530
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$51,380
Other Food Manufacturing
$51,300
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$51,150
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$50,230
Foundries
$50,140
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$50,050
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$48,340
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$48,000
Beverage Manufacturing
$47,650
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$47,450
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$47,160
Apparel Manufacturing
$46,960
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$45,830
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$45,460
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$45,070
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$44,840
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$44,480
Wood Product Manufacturing
$43,740
Other Textile Product Mills
$43,690
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$43,660
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$43,140
Textile Furnishings Mills
$42,530
Footwear Manufacturing
$42,360
Fabric Mills
$42,000
Food Manufacturing
$41,870
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$41,430
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$41,050
Textile Product Mills
$41,040
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$41,020
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$40,500
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$38,690
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$38,480
Textile Mills
$37,700
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$37,370
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$36,890
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$36,760
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$32,310

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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