Training and Development Specialist Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Training and Development Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,440
25th Percentile Wage
$32,080
50th Percentile Wage
$40,950
75th Percentile Wage
$58,730
90th Percentile Wage
$79,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in the industry sector of retail 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 $79,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $26,440.

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 retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,950-1.54%5.42%
201541,5806.47%-
201438,890-8.05%-
201342,0207.83%-
201238,730--

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

The average salaries of training and development specialists in 31 industries in the retail 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 electronics and appliance stores industry with an annual salary $66,310. The lowest paying industry is the clothing stores industry (annual salary $28,600). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$66,310
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$66,310
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$63,670
Automobile Dealers
$62,710
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$57,790
Furniture Stores
$56,920
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$56,140
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$55,850
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$53,500
Direct Selling Establishments
$52,440
Other General Merchandise Stores
$51,030
Nonstore Retailers
$49,110
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$48,770
Used Merchandise Stores
$47,850
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$45,640
Health and Personal Care Stores
$43,580
Health and Personal Care Stores
$43,580
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$42,210
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$41,500
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$41,270
Gasoline Stations
$38,480
Gasoline Stations
$38,480
Food and Beverage Stores
$37,870
Grocery Stores
$37,810
General Merchandise Stores
$35,260
Department Stores
$35,020
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$30,300
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$30,140
Sporting Goods Stores
$30,070
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$28,860
Clothing Stores
$28,600

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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