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
$36,690
25th Percentile Wage
$48,580
50th Percentile Wage
$65,750
75th Percentile Wage
$85,420
90th Percentile Wage
$103,920

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 $103,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $36,690.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,7501.28%3.51%
201564,910-0.02%-
201464,9200.20%-
201364,7902.08%-
201263,440--

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

The average salaries of training and development specialists in 21 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 motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $72,120. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $52,120). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$72,120
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$72,020
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$68,450
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$67,850
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$67,570
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$66,550
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$66,550
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
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
$60,160
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$58,510
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$57,770
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$57,610
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$52,120

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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