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 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 Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,890
25th Percentile Wage
$40,040
50th Percentile Wage
$53,990
75th Percentile Wage
$73,740
90th Percentile Wage
$99,550

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 $99,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,890.

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
$53,990
2.48% -6.98%
2016
$52,650
0.78% -
2015
$52,240
-2.22% -
2014
$53,400
-5.37% -
2013
$56,270
-2.65% -
2012
$57,760
- -

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 $29,560 to $63,700. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Tennessee is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,700. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Chattanooga (mean annual salary $55,890). The lowest paying area is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$63,700
Chattanooga
$55,890
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$55,880
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$55,550
Memphis
$55,430
Knoxville
$55,170
Clarksville
$49,920
Jackson
$47,400
Cleveland
$47,200
Johnson City
$41,450
Morristown
$36,780
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$34,180
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$29,560




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