Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,340
25th Percentile Wage
$37,480
50th Percentile Wage
$51,380
75th Percentile Wage
$64,190
90th Percentile Wage
$80,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.63
25th Percentile Wage
$18.02
50th Percentile Wage
$24.70
75th Percentile Wage
$30.86
90th Percentile Wage
$38.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.84. The median hourly salary is $24.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.63.

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
201651,380-2.98%14.15%
201552,9106.10%-
201449,6808.09%-
201345,6603.39%-
201244,110--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Mississippi ranges from $39,320 to $58,800. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $58,800. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Pascagoula (mean annual salary $56,710). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $39,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$58,800
Pascagoula
$56,710
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$54,670
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$52,950
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$51,240
Jackson
$47,920
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$42,440
Hattiesburg
$39,320


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