|Quick Facts: Training and Development Specialists|
$60,360 per year
$29.02 per hour
|Less than 5 years|
|11% (Faster than average)|
Training and development specialists help plan, conduct, and administer programs that train employees and improve their skills and knowledge.
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 $60,360 in May 2017.
Employment of training and development specialists is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, 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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