Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for training and development specialists in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of training and development specialists amongst Illinois 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,620
25th Percentile Wage
$39,470
50th Percentile Wage
$57,080
75th Percentile Wage
$77,190
90th Percentile Wage
$97,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of training and development specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,080
1.56% 4.34%
2016
$56,190
3.19% -
2015
$54,400
-6.54% -
2014
$57,960
-0.07% -
2013
$58,000
5.86% -
2012
$54,600
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Illinois ranges from $34,210 to $71,220. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Illinois is Springfield with a median annual salary of $71,220. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Peoria (mean annual salary $69,770). The lowest paying area is East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$71,220
Peoria
$69,770
Bloomington-Normal
$62,700
Kankakee-Bradley
$59,120
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$58,380
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$57,690
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$56,390
Champaign-Urbana
$53,180
Decatur
$53,040
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$48,780
Rockford
$40,950
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$36,760
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$34,210




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