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
$35,880
25th Percentile Wage
$46,280
50th Percentile Wage
$61,570
75th Percentile Wage
$79,940
90th Percentile Wage
$101,470

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 $101,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $35,880.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,570
2.26% 8.40%
2016
$60,180
1.66% -
2015
$59,180
1.18% -
2014
$58,480
0.41% -
2013
$58,240
3.16% -
2012
$56,400
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Compare Training and Development Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of training and development specialists in 27 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $77,190. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $50,600). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$77,190
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$68,920
Technical and Trade Schools
$68,300
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$67,320
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$65,900
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$65,500
Educational Services - Local government owned
$64,680
Educational Support Services
$63,200
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$63,150
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$62,870
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$62,730
Educational Services - Privately owned
$61,920
Educational Services
$61,570
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$61,150
Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$59,770
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,250
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$58,810
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$58,060
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$57,820
Educational Services - State government owned
$56,770
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$56,480
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$55,290
Junior colleges - State government owned
$53,870
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$51,490
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$51,420
Other Schools and Instruction
$51,170
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$50,600

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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