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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,550
25th Percentile Wage
$38,510
50th Percentile Wage
$50,280
75th Percentile Wage
$66,770
90th Percentile Wage
$87,940

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 $87,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.21
25th Percentile Wage
$18.52
50th Percentile Wage
$24.17
75th Percentile Wage
$32.10
90th Percentile Wage
$42.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.28. The median hourly salary is $24.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.21.

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
201650,280-2.96%3.86%
201551,7702.74%-
201450,3501.53%-
201349,5802.50%-
201248,340--

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 $36,440 to $67,160. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Kentucky is Bowling Green with a median annual salary of $67,160. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Evansville (mean annual salary $54,590). The lowest paying area is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bowling Green
$67,160
Evansville
$54,590
Louisville-Jefferson County
$53,560
Elizabethtown
$51,860
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$50,440
Owensboro
$50,050
Lexington-Fayette
$48,220
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$47,660
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$46,350
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$36,440



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