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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

13-1151 Training and Development Specialists

Design or conduct work-related training and development programs to improve individual skills or organizational performance. May analyze organizational training needs or evaluate training effectiveness. Excludes "Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1194) and "Other Teachers and Instructors" (25-3000). Flight instructors are included with "Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers" (53-2010).


National estimates for Training and Development Specialists
Industry profile for Training and Development Specialists
Geographic profile for Training and Development Specialists

National estimates for Training and Development Specialists: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Training and Development Specialists:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
318,040 0.7 % $ 32.43 $ 67,440 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Training and Development Specialists:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 16.30 $ 22.06 $ 30.14 $ 40.15 $ 51.47
Annual Wage (2) $ 33,900 $ 45,870 $ 62,700 $ 83,510 $ 107,060


Industry profile for Training and Development Specialists: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Training and Development Specialists are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Training and Development Specialists, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Training and Development Specialists:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 20,700 0.85 $ 35.50 $ 73,830
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 14,970 0.68 $ 37.58 $ 78,170
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 13,140 0.86 $ 36.98 $ 76,930
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 11,930 0.22 $ 29.83 $ 62,050
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 11,560 0.21 $ 34.93 $ 72,660

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Training and Development Specialists:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 7,990 11.32 $ 36.46 $ 75,850
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 580 2.75 $ 31.52 $ 65,560
Technical and Trade Schools 3,120 2.49 $ 40.46 $ 84,150
Educational Support Services 3,340 1.81 $ 33.44 $ 69,560
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 4,210 1.47 $ 24.39 $ 50,730

Top paying industries for Training and Development Specialists:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 380 0.02 $ 54.87 $ 114,130
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,490 0.65 $ 46.89 $ 97,520
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 450 0.41 $ 45.37 $ 94,380
Other Pipeline Transportation 50 0.56 $ 44.55 $ 92,670
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 470 0.29 $ 42.71 $ 88,840


Geographic profile for Training and Development Specialists: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Training and Development Specialists are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Training and Development Specialists, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Training and Development Specialists:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 30,070 1.83 0.80 $ 37.42 $ 77,840
Texas 28,930 2.39 1.05 $ 32.70 $ 68,020
New York 22,540 2.59 1.13 $ 35.02 $ 72,840
Florida 20,740 2.46 1.07 $ 29.15 $ 60,630
Virginia 14,220 3.84 1.68 $ 36.34 $ 75,590




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Training and Development Specialists:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,200 4.06 1.78 $ 22.17 $ 46,110
Virginia 14,220 3.84 1.68 $ 36.34 $ 75,590
Arizona 10,590 3.74 1.63 $ 29.48 $ 61,310
Utah 4,860 3.27 1.43 $ 27.18 $ 56,540
New Mexico 2,480 3.16 1.38 $ 30.47 $ 63,390




Top paying states for Training and Development Specialists:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 5,880 1.55 0.68 $ 40.86 $ 84,980
District of Columbia 1,760 2.57 1.12 $ 39.21 $ 81,570
Washington 6,890 2.16 0.94 $ 38.71 $ 80,520
Massachusetts 8,900 2.66 1.16 $ 37.56 $ 78,130
Vermont 550 1.95 0.85 $ 37.43 $ 77,860





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Training and Development Specialists:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 19,270 2.18 0.95 $ 37.89 $ 78,800
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 11,800 3.91 1.71 $ 39.58 $ 82,320
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 9,840 2.74 1.20 $ 34.74 $ 72,260
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 9,580 1.65 0.72 $ 36.26 $ 75,420
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 8,580 1.97 0.86 $ 34.03 $ 70,790
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,410 3.99 1.74 $ 29.32 $ 60,990
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,310 2.81 1.23 $ 38.90 $ 80,910
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,980 2.65 1.16 $ 32.60 $ 67,800
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,620 2.23 0.97 $ 36.14 $ 75,170
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,570 2.39 1.05 $ 42.83 $ 89,080




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Training and Development Specialists:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 210 6.66 2.91 $ 37.57 $ 78,150
Anchorage, AK 1,020 6.21 2.72 $ 20.16 $ 41,940
Jacksonville, NC 270 5.99 2.62 $ 30.58 $ 63,610
Santa Fe, NM 290 5.11 2.23 $ 27.54 $ 57,280
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 520 4.79 2.09 $ 33.67 $ 70,030
Salem, OR 740 4.46 1.95 $ 32.01 $ 66,580
Killeen-Temple, TX 590 4.37 1.91 $ 31.00 $ 64,480
Lincoln, NE 730 4.21 1.84 $ 29.41 $ 61,180
Albuquerque, NM 1,560 4.17 1.82 $ 31.73 $ 66,010
Macon, GA 390 4.00 1.75 $ 26.19 $ 54,470