Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,500
25th Percentile Wage
$37,110
50th Percentile Wage
$52,650
75th Percentile Wage
$73,610
90th Percentile Wage
$100,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.70
25th Percentile Wage
$17.84
50th Percentile Wage
$25.31
75th Percentile Wage
$35.39
90th Percentile Wage
$48.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.41. The median hourly salary is $25.31. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.70.

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
201652,6500.78%-9.71%
201552,240-2.22%-
201453,400-5.37%-
201356,270-2.65%-
201257,760--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Tennessee ranges from $31,090 to $78,270. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Tennessee is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $78,270. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Chattanooga (mean annual salary $57,690). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$78,270
Chattanooga
$57,690
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$55,800
Memphis
$55,360
Knoxville
$52,970
Cleveland
$51,800
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$48,090
Johnson City
$48,080
Jackson
$46,130
Clarksville
$43,800
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$35,900
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$31,090


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