Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

13-1151 Training and Development Specialists

Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
280,340 0.8 % $31.11 $64,700 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.94 $21.22 $29.02 $38.65 $49.20
Annual Wage (2) $33,150 $44,140 $60,360 $80,390 $102,340


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 20,420 0.88 $33.08 $68,800
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 13,760 1.01 $34.78 $72,340
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 13,590 0.67 $36.30 $75,500
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 11,100 0.20 $27.43 $57,050
Insurance Carriers 10,470 0.90 $32.48 $67,550

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 7,690 10.93 $33.27 $69,210
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 600 2.64 $31.62 $65,760
Educational Support Services 3,380 1.90 $32.10 $66,770
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 70 1.56 $35.43 $73,690
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 5,070 1.53 $21.39 $44,500

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 520 0.03 $49.70 $103,370
Natural Gas Distribution 740 0.66 $44.39 $92,340
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,620 0.67 $42.91 $89,260
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 1,910 0.40 $41.42 $86,140
Coal Mining 50 0.09 $41.30 $85,900


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

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





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 27,980 1.68 0.85 $35.13 $73,070
Texas 22,630 1.90 0.97 $31.70 $65,940
New York 22,200 2.41 1.23 $33.25 $69,170
Florida 15,720 1.87 0.95 $28.18 $58,610
Virginia 11,780 3.11 1.58 $33.72 $70,130




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Utah 4,760 3.38 1.72 $26.23 $54,570
Virginia 11,780 3.11 1.58 $33.72 $70,130
Arizona 7,530 2.79 1.42 $29.13 $60,580
Alaska 870 2.73 1.39 $40.89 $85,050
Nebraska 2,570 2.65 1.35 $27.92 $58,070




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 870 2.73 1.39 $40.89 $85,050
District of Columbia 1,670 2.36 1.20 $38.48 $80,050
Massachusetts 7,240 2.05 1.04 $37.06 $77,080
Rhode Island 950 2.00 1.02 $36.82 $76,590
New Jersey 6,250 1.56 0.79 $36.13 $75,150



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Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 14,970 2.24 1.14 $35.13 $73,070
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 7,840 3.11 1.58 $36.99 $76,930
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,020 1.58 0.81 $32.03 $66,620
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,270 2.40 1.22 $32.95 $68,540
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,040 2.06 1.05 $34.49 $71,740
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 5,580 1.52 0.77 $29.26 $60,860
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,560 2.23 1.13 $34.51 $71,780
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,470 2.76 1.40 $29.21 $60,760
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,990 2.58 1.31 $31.67 $65,880
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 4,350 2.64 1.34 $36.88 $76,700


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Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 320 9.88 5.03 $38.28 $79,620
Lawton, OK 250 5.88 2.99 $21.62 $44,980
Salt Lake City, UT 3,040 4.37 2.22 $26.43 $54,980
Santa Fe, NM 250 4.03 2.05 $24.58 $51,130
Framingham, MA NECTA Division 670 3.85 1.96 $46.35 $96,410
Anchorage, AK 650 3.73 1.90 $42.32 $88,020
Provo-Orem, UT 830 3.60 1.83 $26.28 $54,670
Tucson, AZ 1,300 3.55 1.81 $27.97 $58,180
Columbia, SC 1,240 3.36 1.71 $27.19 $56,550
Richmond, VA 2,130 3.31 1.69 $29.93 $62,260