Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for training and development specialists in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of training and development specialists among Iowa metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Training and Development Specialists in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,070
25th Percentile Wage
$37,300
50th Percentile Wage
$50,780
75th Percentile Wage
$64,680
90th Percentile Wage
$79,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.94
25th Percentile Wage
$17.93
50th Percentile Wage
$24.41
75th Percentile Wage
$31.10
90th Percentile Wage
$38.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.27. The median hourly salary is $24.41. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.94.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of training and development specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,7807.15%5.42%
201547,150-6.81%-
201450,3601.51%-
201349,6003.17%-
201248,030--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Training and Development Specialists in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Iowa ranges from $35,600 to $60,320. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Iowa is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $60,320. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Cedar Rapids (mean annual salary $55,950). The lowest paying area is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$60,320
Cedar Rapids
$55,950
Ames
$52,240
Iowa City
$49,940
Dubuque
$49,000
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$44,100
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$40,100
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$38,870
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$38,440
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$37,190
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$35,600


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