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 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,020
25th Percentile Wage
$46,550
50th Percentile Wage
$60,180
75th Percentile Wage
$77,530
90th Percentile Wage
$98,400

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 $98,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,020.

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
$60,180
0.56% 9.62%
2016
$59,840
3.71% -
2015
$57,620
1.49% -
2014
$56,760
2.40% -
2013
$55,400
1.82% -
2012
$54,390
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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 $40,610 to $78,990. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $78,990. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $65,980). The lowest paying area is Youngstown-Warren-Boardman with a median annual salary of $40,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$78,990
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$65,980
Philadelphia
$63,570
Reading
$63,350
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$60,460
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$60,100
Pittsburgh
$58,300
Lebanon
$56,600
Johnstown
$55,610
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,900
State College
$53,260
Altoona
$52,900
York-Hanover
$52,700
Lancaster
$52,010
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$51,440
Williamsport
$51,280
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$49,760
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$48,810
Erie
$48,650
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$46,080
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$40,610




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