Training and Development Specialist Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Training and Development Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,480
25th Percentile Wage
$35,700
50th Percentile Wage
$50,070
75th Percentile Wage
$66,730
90th Percentile Wage
$87,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $87,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $25,480.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,070
-1.06% 6.59%
2016
$50,600
3.02% -
2015
$49,070
-1.02% -
2014
$49,570
1.59% -
2013
$48,780
4.12% -
2012
$46,770
- -

Compare Training and Development Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of training and development specialists in 13 industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events industry with an annual salary $59,350. The lowest paying industry is the independent artists, writers, and performers industry (annual salary $42,680). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$59,350
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$54,480
Spectator Sports
$51,000
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$50,830
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$50,360
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$49,420
Gambling Industries
$48,820
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$48,720
Performing Arts Companies
$48,490
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$46,920
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$46,920
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$45,430
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$42,680

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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