Training and Development Specialist Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Training and Development Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,850
25th Percentile Wage
$51,240
50th Percentile Wage
$68,160
75th Percentile Wage
$88,060
90th Percentile Wage
$109,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in the industry sector of information. 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 $109,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $40,850.

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 information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,160-0.31%7.19%
201568,3703.20%-
201466,1803.73%-
201363,7100.71%-
201263,260--

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

The average salaries of training and development specialists in 18 industries in the information 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 wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) industry with an annual salary $75,110. The lowest paying industry is the other information services industry (annual salary $58,900). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$75,110
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$70,190
Telecommunications
$69,770
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$69,570
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$69,570
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$69,200
Software Publishers
$68,940
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$67,530
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$65,960
Television Broadcasting
$65,950
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$65,400
Other Telecommunications
$64,710
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$64,270
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$63,910
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$62,610
Newspaper Publishers
$60,770
Other Information Services
$58,900
Other Information Services
$58,900

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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