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
$28,710
25th Percentile Wage
$38,380
50th Percentile Wage
$52,820
75th Percentile Wage
$72,050
90th Percentile Wage
$92,850

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 $92,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $28,710.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,8200.85%4.66%
201552,3701.16%-
201451,7600.15%-
201351,6802.55%-
201250,360--

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 41 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 offices of dentists industry with an annual salary $82,460. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $36,760). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Dentists
$82,460
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$70,720
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$69,230
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$67,880
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$66,500
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$64,530
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$64,470
Hospitals - Privately owned
$64,220
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$63,870
Home Health Care Services
$62,880
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$62,610
Hospitals - Local government owned
$62,610
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$61,950
Hospitals - State government owned
$61,940
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$60,290
Offices of Physicians
$59,270
Outpatient Care Centers
$56,770
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$56,420
Ambulance Services
$54,480
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$54,300
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$54,150
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,300
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$52,330
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$52,320
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$52,230
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$52,040
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$51,910
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$51,340
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$50,870
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$50,050
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$49,330
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$47,810
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$47,640
Individual and Family Services
$44,070
Child Day Care Services
$42,230
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$41,600
Social Assistance
$40,660
Other Residential Care Facilities
$39,380
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$39,070
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$38,170
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$36,760

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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