Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,120
25th Percentile Wage
$48,470
50th Percentile Wage
$65,890
75th Percentile Wage
$87,370
90th Percentile Wage
$111,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,120.

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
$65,890
1.44% 6.95%
2016
$64,940
0.11% -
2015
$64,870
2.27% -
2014
$63,400
-1.40% -
2013
$64,290
4.64% -
2012
$61,310
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Virginia ranges from $46,600 to $79,660. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Virginia is Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $79,660. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (mean annual salary $65,260). The lowest paying area is Harrisonburg with a median annual salary of $46,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$79,660
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$65,260
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$64,820
Charlottesville
$63,910
Richmond
$57,910
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$57,280
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$56,440
Lynchburg
$55,500
Roanoke
$54,600
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$52,440
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$49,780
Danville
$48,980
Harrisonburg
$46,600




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