|Quick Facts: Training and Development Specialists|
$62,700 per year
$30.14 per hour
|Less than 5 years|
|9% (Much faster than average)|
Training and development specialists plan and administer programs that improve the skills and knowledge of their employees.
Training and development specialists work in nearly every industry. They spend much of their time working with people, giving presentations, and leading training activities.
In addition to a bachelor’s degree, training and development specialists also need work experience and strong communication skills.
The median annual wage for training and development specialists was $62,700 in May 2020.
Employment of training and development specialists is projected to grow 9 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects should be best for those with experience developing online and mobile training programs.
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