Training and Development Specialist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Training and Development Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,380
25th Percentile Wage
$45,490
50th Percentile Wage
$60,180
75th Percentile Wage
$79,110
90th Percentile Wage
$100,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $100,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $35,380.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,1801.66%6.28%
201559,1801.18%-
201458,4800.41%-
201358,2403.16%-
201256,400--

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

The average salaries of training and development specialists in 24 industries in the educational services 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 technical and trade schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $67,940. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $50,000). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$67,940
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$66,530
Technical and Trade Schools
$66,430
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$64,710
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$63,250
Educational Support Services
$62,730
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$62,300
Educational Services - Local government owned
$61,790
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$60,280
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$60,240
Educational Services
$60,180
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$60,120
Educational Services - Privately owned
$59,960
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$59,910
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$59,820
Educational Services - State government owned
$58,730
Junior colleges - State government owned
$56,620
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$56,470
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$54,530
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$53,500
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$52,180
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$51,490
Other Schools and Instruction
$50,600
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$50,000

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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