Development Specialist

Development Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$63,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$63,000
Median 50%
$102,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The Dow Chemical Company
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a development specialist make?
The national average salary for a Development Specialist in the United States is $63,890 per year or $30.72 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $102,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $39,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Development Specialists are Health Care companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Development Specialist salaries include Washington, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for a Development Specialist is 2.6 years.

Average Development Specialist Salary By Company

Development Specialist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Development Specialist jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Development Specialists are The Dow Chemical Company and Momentive Performance Materials. Companies like Google and HSBC North America Holdings also report very competitive wages for Development Specialists.

Average Development Specialist Salary By Location

As a Development Specialist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $63,890 per year or $30.72 per hour. Working in Seattle, WA as a Development Specialist will pay you the highest wages at around $76,437 per year. Even an entry-level Development Specialist makes $45,000 per year in Seattle, WA. Washington, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts are the highest paying states. Kentucky, South Dakota, and Idaho have the lowest Development Specialist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$76,437
2
Palo Alto, CA
$70,330
3
Jersey City, NJ
$64,750
4
Boston, MA
$62,826
5
Reston, VA
$61,831

Average Development Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Development Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Manufacturing companies, Hospitality companies, and Finance companies pay their Development Specialists well. Manufacturing companies pay Development Specialists an average salary of $68,902, Hospitality companies pay $64,087, and Finance companys come in at $63,887. The types of companies that pay Development Specialists the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $61,335.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$68,902
2
Hospitality
$64,087
3
Finance
$63,887
4
Retail
$63,874
5
Health Care
$62,427

Recently Added Development Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Minnesota Judicial Branch
Development Specialist
01/30/2020
$53,703
University of Texas at Austin
Development Specialist
01/27/2020
$40,000
Shelter Insurance
Development Specialist
01/27/2020
$54,860
Planned Parenthood
Development Specialist
01/25/2020
$102,263
Geo Group Inc.
Development Specialist
01/25/2020
$35,479
Geo Group Inc.
Development Specialist
01/25/2020
$29,218
Res-Care, Inc.
Development Specialist
01/24/2020
$37,128
State of Illinois
Development Specialist
01/24/2020
$55,980
University of Utah
Development Specialist
01/23/2020
$31,600
Brightspring Health Services
Development Specialist
01/17/2020
$43,000
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