Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,630
25th Percentile Wage
$59,230
50th Percentile Wage
$71,990
75th Percentile Wage
$85,570
90th Percentile Wage
$107,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,630.

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
$71,990
6.72% -1.63%
2016
$67,150
2.87% -
2015
$65,220
0.60% -
2014
$64,830
-9.75% -
2013
$71,150
-2.83% -
2012
$73,160
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Washington ranges from $52,650 to $80,770. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $80,770. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (mean annual salary $73,830). The lowest paying area is Yakima with a median annual salary of $52,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$80,770
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$73,830
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$73,520
Tacoma
$71,150
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$69,420
Spokane
$68,430
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$68,270
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$67,860
Olympia
$67,840
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$65,610
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$63,990
Bremerton-Silverdale
$63,210
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$60,680
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$58,260
Bellingham
$56,890
Yakima
$52,650




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