Training and Development Specialist Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Training and Development Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,170
25th Percentile Wage
$22,840
50th Percentile Wage
$38,640
75th Percentile Wage
$57,980
90th Percentile Wage
$76,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 $76,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid training and development specialists is $19,170.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,6402.74%0.41%
201537,5803.22%-
201436,370-2.06%-
201337,120-3.66%-
201238,480--

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

The average salaries of training and development specialists in seven industries in the accommodation and food 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 accommodation industry with an annual salary $50,640. The lowest paying industry is the restaurants and other eating places industry (annual salary $35,620). For detailed training and development specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Accommodation
$50,640
Traveler Accommodation
$49,960
Casino Hotels
$46,830
Full-Service Restaurants
$39,870
Special Food Services
$37,290
Food Services and Drinking Places
$35,710
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$35,620

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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