Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for training and development specialists in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of training and development specialists amongst Kentucky cities 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,750
25th Percentile Wage
$39,560
50th Percentile Wage
$51,750
75th Percentile Wage
$69,630
90th Percentile Wage
$91,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,750.

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
$51,750
2.84% 6.59%
2016
$50,280
-2.96% -
2015
$51,770
2.74% -
2014
$50,350
1.53% -
2013
$49,580
2.50% -
2012
$48,340
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Kentucky ranges from $42,500 to $67,890. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Kentucky is Bowling Green with a median annual salary of $67,890. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Owensboro (mean annual salary $54,570). The lowest paying area is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bowling Green
$67,890
Owensboro
$54,570
Louisville-Jefferson County
$53,710
Elizabethtown
$53,480
Evansville
$52,320
Lexington-Fayette
$51,480
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$48,980
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$48,340
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$46,360
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$42,500




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