Training and Development Specialist Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Training and Development Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,860
25th Percentile Wage
$39,450
50th Percentile Wage
$54,390
75th Percentile Wage
$73,510
90th Percentile Wage
$94,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $94,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $29,860.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,390
2.89% 7.41%
2016
$52,820
0.85% -
2015
$52,370
1.16% -
2014
$51,760
0.15% -
2013
$51,680
2.55% -
2012
$50,360
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Compare Training and Development Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of training and development specialists in 42 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $74,120. The lowest paying industry is the offices of all other health practitioners industry (annual salary $36,260). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$74,120
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$69,550
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$68,220
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$66,550
Hospitals - Local government owned
$66,540
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$65,720
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$65,600
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$65,570
Hospitals - Privately owned
$65,530
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$65,010
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$62,700
Home Health Care Services
$62,520
Offices of Physicians
$61,190
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$60,440
Hospitals - State government owned
$60,030
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$56,070
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$55,770
Outpatient Care Centers
$55,700
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$55,420
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,080
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$54,310
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$53,240
Ambulance Services
$52,900
Offices of Optometrists
$52,510
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$52,240
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$52,180
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$51,770
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$51,570
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$51,130
Offices of Dentists
$50,970
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$50,930
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$48,970
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$48,130
Individual and Family Services
$45,540
Child Day Care Services
$44,860
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$43,720
Social Assistance
$42,830
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$42,150
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$40,730
Other Residential Care Facilities
$40,110
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$38,730
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$36,260

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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