Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
205,680 0.8 % $28.14 $58,540 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.27 $19.82 $26.51 $35.00 $44.14
Annual Wage (2) $31,760 $41,230 $55,150 $72,800 $91,820


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 15,340 0.81 $29.84 $62,070
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 10,750 0.72 $32.54 $67,690
Insurance Carriers 8,710 0.75 $28.82 $59,940
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 8,540 0.81 $32.39 $67,380
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 8,290 0.16 $30.36 $63,140

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 4,180 4.99 $28.43 $59,130
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 770 3.15 $28.27 $58,800
Educational Support Services 2,070 1.48 $28.79 $59,880
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 4,800 1.45 $18.37 $38,200
Technical and Trade Schools 1,740 1.11 $28.07 $58,390

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) 600 0.03 $45.96 $95,600
Oil and Gas Extraction 100 0.06 $40.69 $84,640
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,330 0.59 $38.55 $80,180
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 340 0.30 $36.87 $76,700
Natural Gas Distribution 670 0.62 $36.23 $75,350


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 18,410 1.31 0.82 $32.26 $67,100
Texas 16,870 1.64 1.02 $27.31 $56,810
New York 15,020 1.78 1.11 $31.44 $65,400
Florida 11,190 1.56 0.98 $25.23 $52,470
Pennsylvania 9,540 1.72 1.07 $26.88 $55,920




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)
Virginia 8,880 2.50 1.56 $30.83 $64,120
Nebraska 1,990 2.20 1.37 $25.63 $53,310
Delaware 890 2.20 1.37 $29.30 $60,940
District of Columbia 1,380 2.13 1.33 $32.59 $67,790
Oklahoma 3,090 2.07 1.29 $24.22 $50,370




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 3,690 1.36 0.85 $33.75 $70,200
Connecticut 2,840 1.77 1.10 $33.73 $70,150
New Jersey 4,930 1.31 0.82 $33.37 $69,410
District of Columbia 1,380 2.13 1.33 $32.59 $67,790
Hawaii 560 0.97 0.61 $32.48 $67,560





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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 8,730 1.72 1.08 $35.01 $72,820
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 6,090 2.64 1.64 $34.09 $70,910
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,860 2.18 1.36 $28.90 $60,110
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,620 1.21 0.75 $29.77 $61,920
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 4,600 2.71 1.69 $27.03 $56,210
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,110 1.61 1.00 $28.23 $58,720
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,010 1.96 1.22 $31.57 $65,660
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 3,590 1.98 1.23 $31.07 $64,630
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,470 2.03 1.27 $30.35 $63,130
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,310 0.92 0.58 $27.87 $57,970