Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Massachusetts

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,840
25th Percentile Wage
$51,690
50th Percentile Wage
$70,010
75th Percentile Wage
$94,500
90th Percentile Wage
$121,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.71
25th Percentile Wage
$24.85
50th Percentile Wage
$33.65
75th Percentile Wage
$45.43
90th Percentile Wage
$58.21

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.21. The median hourly salary is $33.65. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.71.

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
201670,010-0.56%3.56%
201570,4003.25%-
201468,1100.56%-
201367,7300.31%-
201267,520--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Massachusetts ranges from $44,230 to $90,270. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Massachusetts is Framingham with a median annual salary of $90,270. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $74,530). The lowest paying area is North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Framingham
$90,270
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$74,530
Peabody
$73,920
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$73,380
Pittsfield
$71,340
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$71,210
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$71,020
Springfield
$62,850
Worcester
$58,130
New Bedford
$57,290
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$52,240
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$47,800
Barnstable Town
$45,960
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$44,230


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