Training and Development Specialist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Training and Development Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,170
25th Percentile Wage
$47,870
50th Percentile Wage
$65,850
75th Percentile Wage
$85,180
90th Percentile Wage
$105,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $105,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $36,170.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,850
0.15% 3.66%
2016
$65,750
1.28% -
2015
$64,910
-0.02% -
2014
$64,920
0.20% -
2013
$64,790
2.08% -
2012
$63,440
- -

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

The average salaries of training and development specialists in 26 industries in the wholesale trade 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 farm and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $78,780. The lowest paying industry is the apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $39,900). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$78,780
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$71,580
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$68,900
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$68,050
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$67,730
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$67,490
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$67,490
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$66,130
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$66,080
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$64,810
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$64,330
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$63,970
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$63,700
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$63,680
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$63,550
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$62,520
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$62,500
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$62,120
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$59,730
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$58,510
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$58,010
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$57,770
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$57,620
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$57,610
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$52,120
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$39,900

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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