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
$32,040
25th Percentile Wage
$40,630
50th Percentile Wage
$58,910
75th Percentile Wage
$80,860
90th Percentile Wage
$101,710

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
201658,910-0.24%0.54%
201559,0501.29%-
201458,290-0.79%-
201358,7500.27%-
201258,590--

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
$84,510
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$78,160
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$74,650
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$74,440
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$74,440
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$74,200
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$72,550
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$71,480
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$70,080
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$69,720
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$69,560
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$68,480
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$67,880
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$67,550
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$67,330
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$66,910
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$66,790
Chemical Manufacturing
$66,390
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$65,060
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$64,540
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$64,330
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$64,300
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$63,920
Machinery Manufacturing
$62,940
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$61,550
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$61,500
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$61,150
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$60,740
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$60,210
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$60,140
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$60,080
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$59,680
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$59,370
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$59,140
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$58,470
Forging and Stamping
$58,310
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$58,040
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$57,910
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$57,760
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$57,560
Hardware Manufacturing
$57,170
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$57,060
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$56,790
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$55,600
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$54,290
Paper Manufacturing
$54,260
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$54,170
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$54,090
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$53,660
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$53,360
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$52,970
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$52,480
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$52,200
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$52,160
Foundries
$50,980
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$50,230
Machine Shops
$49,620
Printing and Related Support Activities
$49,030
Printing and Related Support Activities
$49,030
Apparel Manufacturing
$49,020
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$48,640
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$48,480
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$46,150
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$45,460
Other Food Manufacturing
$45,330
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$44,480
Textile Furnishings Mills
$44,030
Textile Product Mills
$43,770
Other Textile Product Mills
$43,690
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$43,660
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$43,160
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$42,990
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$42,320
Wood Product Manufacturing
$41,780
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$41,140
Fabric Mills
$40,460
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$39,730
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$39,290
Food Manufacturing
$39,170
Beverage Manufacturing
$39,060
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$38,690
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$38,680
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$37,130
Textile Mills
$36,890
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$36,660
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$36,240
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$35,200
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$32,310

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



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