Average Training Specialist Salary
$56,000 yearly
$20.00 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$37,000
10 %
$56,000
Median
$84,000
90 %
Training specialists in the United States make an average salary of $56,381 per year or $27.11 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $37,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $84,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Oregon, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Connecticut provide the highest training specialist salaries.

Average Training Specialist Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where training specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Training Specialist average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$48,059
$48,059
$23.11
$23.11
Alaska
Alaska
$57,506
$57,506
$27.65
$27.65
Arizona
Arizona
$47,767
$47,767
$22.96
$22.96
Arkansas
Arkansas
$48,349
$48,349
$23.24
$23.24
California
California
$59,909
$59,909
$28.80
$28.80
Colorado
Colorado
$51,745
$51,745
$24.88
$24.88
Connecticut
Connecticut
$67,181
$67,181
$32.30
$32.30
Delaware
Delaware
$59,899
$59,899
$28.80
$28.80
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$62,048
$62,048
$29.83
$29.83
Florida
Florida
$46,279
$46,279
$22.25
$22.25
Georgia
Georgia
$51,624
$51,624
$24.82
$24.82
Hawaii
Hawaii
$22,988
$22,988
$11.05
$11.05
Idaho
Idaho
$50,887
$50,887
$24.46
$24.46
Illinois
Illinois
$55,595
$55,595
$26.73
$26.73
Indiana
Indiana
$43,895
$43,895
$21.10
$21.10
Iowa
Iowa
$43,839
$43,839
$21.08
$21.08
Kansas
Kansas
$46,565
$46,565
$22.39
$22.39
Kentucky
Kentucky
$46,306
$46,306
$22.26
$22.26
Louisiana
Louisiana
$53,933
$53,933
$25.93
$25.93
Maine
Maine
$52,328
$52,328
$25.16
$25.16
Maryland
Maryland
$63,755
$63,755
$30.65
$30.65
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$70,256
$70,256
$33.78
$33.78
Michigan
Michigan
$49,683
$49,683
$23.89
$23.89
Minnesota
Minnesota
$61,071
$61,071
$29.36
$29.36
Mississippi
Mississippi
$49,012
$49,012
$23.56
$23.56
Missouri
Missouri
$50,634
$50,634
$24.34
$24.34
Montana
Montana
$44,078
$44,078
$21.19
$21.19
Nebraska
Nebraska
$41,353
$41,353
$19.88
$19.88
Nevada
Nevada
$58,796
$58,796
$28.27
$28.27
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$67,875
$67,875
$32.63
$32.63
New Jersey
New Jersey
$66,679
$66,679
$32.06
$32.06
New Mexico
New Mexico
$43,073
$43,073
$20.71
$20.71
New York
New York
$62,890
$62,890
$30.24
$30.24
North Carolina
North Carolina
$48,256
$48,256
$23.20
$23.20
North Dakota
North Dakota
$48,784
$48,784
$23.45
$23.45
Ohio
Ohio
$46,807
$46,807
$22.50
$22.50
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$45,073
$45,073
$21.67
$21.67
Oregon
Oregon
$72,316
$72,316
$34.77
$34.77
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$55,239
$55,239
$26.56
$26.56
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$62,542
$62,542
$30.07
$30.07
South Carolina
South Carolina
$48,532
$48,532
$23.33
$23.33
South Dakota
South Dakota
$37,914
$37,914
$18.23
$18.23
Tennessee
Tennessee
$46,849
$46,849
$22.52
$22.52
Texas
Texas
$51,995
$51,995
$25.00
$25.00
Utah
Utah
$49,092
$49,092
$23.60
$23.60
Vermont
Vermont
$59,436
$59,436
$28.57
$28.57
Virginia
Virginia
$60,763
$60,763
$29.21
$29.21
Washington
Washington
$76,734
$76,734
$36.89
$36.89
West Virginia
West Virginia
$50,646
$50,646
$24.35
$24.35
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$41,721
$41,721
$20.06
$20.06
Wyoming
Wyoming
$48,109
$48,109
$23.13
$23.13

Highest Paying Cities For Training Specialist

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$78,465
$78,465
$37.72
$37.72
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$68,222
$68,222
$32.80
$32.80
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
$66,772
$66,772
$32.10
$32.10
Columbia, MD
Columbia, MD
$63,795
$63,795
$30.67
$30.67
New York, NY
New York, NY
$63,000
$63,000
$30.29
$30.29
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$62,045
$62,045
$29.83
$29.83

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Location

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Epic Credentialed Trainer

    Avg. salary: $59,104

    Epic credential trainers are professionals who are trained at the hospital client where they provide training to users. The responsibilities of the trainers include the delivery of end-user training and assistance in technicalities. They balance various projects and their deadlines while still managing caseloads. Their job involves the establishment and enforcement of training interventions. Also, they offer extensive customer service through communication on a professional level and provide support via telephone or WebEx.
    26,698 Epic Credentialed Trainer Jobs
    Technical Trainer

    Avg. salary: $57,103

    A technical trainer is responsible for guiding the employees with the company's technical operation processes by designing a comprehensive computer and systems training. Other duties include helping the organization to boost efficiency and maximize productivity in meeting clients' demands and achieving their satisfaction. Technical trainers maintain an engaging and active class environment, conducting practical assessments both for individual and group works. They should also be highly-knowledgeable with the business' procedures, as well as having excellent communication skills to respond to the employees' inquiries and concerns accurately.
    59,845 Technical Trainer Jobs
    Corporate Trainer

    Avg. salary: $54,033

    A corporate trainer is someone who essentially works as a teacher in a corporate setting. Daily duties include training employees with new company systems, skills, and strategies. They monitor the engagement levels and performance of the training participants. Also, they collaborate with project stakeholders to create training content and design. Corporate trainers must have high interpersonal skills to connect with trainers easily and to get them to participate actively in the training sessions. Preferred candidates for the job are those with a bachelor's degree in human resources or those with relevant job experience in the same field.
    32,077 Corporate Trainer Jobs
    Trainer Lead

    Avg. salary: $71,400

    As a training lead, you are responsible for overseeing a company's employee training and development activities. You are also expected to perform various tasks that may include identifying training needs for the organization, supervising trainers' work, and developing effective employee training programs. Other duties and responsibilities may be conducting a readiness assessment, maintaining training information, and coordinating and reviewing the logistics of training materials. Also, you are expected to organize safety training and develop conflict resolution modules and diversity appreciation.
    34,263 Trainer Lead Jobs
    Training Officer

    Avg. salary: $48,427

    As a Training Officer, you will be responsible for organizing training for different types of staff in an organization. You will do this by first identifying the needs of both individuals and the company as a whole, either through staff appraisal or meetings with managers. Also, you will have the responsibility to not only organize but assess, design, and deliver the training programs to people.
    53,617 Training Officer Jobs
    Training Manager

    Avg. salary: $84,223

    A training manager is responsible for directing new staff with the tasks and training programs, leading the business to its growth and profitable development. Training managers' duties include supervising the staff's performance and improvement, facilitating knowledge assessment and developmental training, sharing strategic plans and techniques, creating effective training manuals, monitoring training expenses, and evaluating areas of improvement. A training manager must have excellent leadership and communication skills, as well as extensive experience on how to improve the team's performance and enhance their capabilities.
    73,449 Training Manager Jobs

    Training Specialist Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a training specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Which Companies Pay Training Specialists The Most?

    To earn a high income as a training specialist, working for Moody's or Varian Medical Systems might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Baker Hughes, a GE company and National Oilwell Varco report highly competitive wages for training specialists.
    Company

    Recently Added Training Specialist Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Training Specialist
    Training Specialist
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $50,000
    $50,000
    06/30/2021
    XXX
    XXX
    Compliance Training Specialist
    Compliance Training Specialist
    Compliance Training Specialist
    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $58,000
    $58,000
    06/29/2021
    Research and Training Specialist-Dbpr/Dbpr/Division of Administration *Open Competitive*
    Research and Training Specialist-Dbpr/Dbpr/Division of Administration *Open Competitive*
    Tallahassee, FL
    Tallahassee, FL
    06/27/2021
    06/27/2021
    $36,382
    $36,382
    06/27/2021
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Research and Training Specialist-Dbpr/Dbpr/Division of Administration *Open Competitive*
    Research and Training Specialist-Dbpr/Dbpr/Division of Administration *Open Competitive*
    Research and Training Specialist-Dbpr/Dbpr/Division of Administration *Open Competitive*
    Tallahassee, FL
    Tallahassee, FL
    06/26/2021
    06/26/2021
    $36,382
    $36,382
    06/26/2021
    Training Specialist
    Training Specialist
    Washington, DC
    Washington, DC
    06/26/2021
    06/26/2021
    $87,198
    $87,198
    06/26/2021
    Protective Security Training Specialist
    Protective Security Training Specialist
    Tampa, FL
    Tampa, FL
    06/25/2021
    06/25/2021
    $60,300
    $60,300
    06/25/2021
    Florida Department of Corrections
    Florida Department of Corrections
    Research and Training Specialist-Dbpr/Dbpr/Division of Administration *Open Competitive*
    Research and Training Specialist-Dbpr/Dbpr/Division of Administration *Open Competitive*
    Research and Training Specialist-Dbpr/Dbpr/Division of Administration *Open Competitive*
    Tallahassee, FL
    Tallahassee, FL
    06/25/2021
    06/25/2021
    $36,382
    $36,382
    06/25/2021
    Training Specialist
    Training Specialist
    New Providence, NJ
    New Providence, NJ
    06/25/2021
    06/25/2021
    $50,000
    $50,000
    06/25/2021
    Vector Technical, Inc.
    Vector Technical, Inc.
    Heat Treat Specialist-Will Train
    Heat Treat Specialist-Will Train
    Heat Treat Specialist-Will Train
    Willoughby, OH
    Willoughby, OH
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $40,488
    $40,488
    06/24/2021
    Technical Training Specialist Lead
    Technical Training Specialist Lead
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Colorado Springs, CO
    06/23/2021
    06/23/2021
    $54,000
    $54,000
    06/23/2021

    Average Training Specialist Salary by Demographic

    Training Specialist Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $55,187
    female-income
    Female Income
    $51,497
    Median Training Specialist Income by Race
    Asian training specialists have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Unknown training specialists have the lowest average salary at $51,246.
    $58,000
    $56,000
    $54,000
    $52,000
    $50,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$54,428
    Black or African American$51,976
    Asian$56,579
    Unknown$51,246
    Hispanic or Latino$52,480
    Average Training Specialist Salary by Education Level
    Training specialists with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $61,040 annually. With a Masters degree, training specialists earn a median annual income of $57,017 compared to $51,497 for training specialists with an Bachelors degree.
    $64,000
    $60,000
    $56,000
    $52,000
    $48,000
    $44,000
    $40,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$43,333
    Some College/ Associate Degree$44,678
    Bachelor's Degree$51,497
    Master's Degree$57,017
    Doctorate Degree$61,040