Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,340
25th Percentile Wage
$45,400
50th Percentile Wage
$59,840
75th Percentile Wage
$77,940
90th Percentile Wage
$99,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.51
25th Percentile Wage
$21.83
50th Percentile Wage
$28.77
75th Percentile Wage
$37.47
90th Percentile Wage
$47.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.67. The median hourly salary is $28.77. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.51.

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
201659,8403.71%9.11%
201557,6201.49%-
201456,7602.40%-
201355,4001.82%-
201254,390--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $42,640 to $77,420. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $77,420. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $64,460). The lowest paying area is Youngstown-Warren-Boardman with a median annual salary of $42,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$77,420
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$64,460
Philadelphia
$62,760
Reading
$62,140
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$61,330
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$58,520
Pittsburgh
$58,510
State College
$54,150
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,900
York-Hanover
$53,670
Erie
$52,090
Lancaster
$51,450
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$49,600
Altoona
$49,560
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$48,850
Williamsport
$48,800
Johnstown
$47,560
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$47,310
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$46,870
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$42,640



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