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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,430
25th Percentile Wage
$53,290
50th Percentile Wage
$71,090
75th Percentile Wage
$96,240
90th Percentile Wage
$124,280

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 $124,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,430.

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
$71,090
1.52% 5.02%
2016
$70,010
-0.56% -
2015
$70,400
3.25% -
2014
$68,110
0.56% -
2013
$67,730
0.31% -
2012
$67,520
- -

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 $91,980. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Massachusetts is Framingham with a median annual salary of $91,980. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Pittsfield (mean annual salary $75,920). The lowest paying area is North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Framingham
$91,980
Pittsfield
$75,920
Peabody
$74,710
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$74,680
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$74,100
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$71,250
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$70,940
New Bedford
$65,950
Springfield
$61,440
Worcester
$60,850
Barnstable Town
$59,090
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$55,840
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$48,900
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$44,230




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