Training and Development Specialist Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,970
25th Percentile Wage
$37,510
50th Percentile Wage
$50,370
75th Percentile Wage
$65,100
90th Percentile Wage
$81,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for training and development specialists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.45
25th Percentile Wage
$18.03
50th Percentile Wage
$24.22
75th Percentile Wage
$31.30
90th Percentile Wage
$39.35

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for training and development specialists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.35. The median hourly salary is $24.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.45.

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
201650,3700.62%0.06%
201550,0600.50%-
201449,810-1.73%-
201350,6700.65%-
201250,340--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of training and development specialists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of training and development specialists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $38,360 to $62,450. The highest paying area for training and development specialists in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $62,450. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis (mean annual salary $59,240). The lowest paying area is South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$62,450
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$59,240
Sheboygan
$58,570
Fond du Lac
$53,970
Wausau
$51,410
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$50,820
Madison
$50,260
Lake County-Kenosha County
$49,840
Green Bay
$48,870
Duluth
$48,640
Oshkosh-Neenah
$48,280
La Crosse
$47,600
Appleton
$46,550
Eau Claire
$45,910
Racine
$45,030
Janesville
$43,050
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$42,600
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$40,360
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$39,530
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,360


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