Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
217,930 1.1 % $28.64 $59,560 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.34 $19.92 $26.89 $35.61 $44.94
Annual Wage (2) $31,910 $41,440 $55,930 $74,070 $93,470


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 15,960 0.80 $30.14 $62,680
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 12,440 0.78 $32.23 $67,030
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 9,440 0.86 $32.43 $67,450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 9,080 0.17 $30.94 $64,350
Local Government (OES Designation) 8,360 0.15 $25.99 $54,070

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 5,520 7.12 $29.71 $61,790
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 770 3.18 $29.01 $60,340
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 5,500 1.69 $19.04 $39,610
Educational Support Services 2,410 1.64 $29.49 $61,330
Technical and Trade Schools 2,270 1.46 $29.06 $60,450

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) 620 0.03 $45.92 $95,520
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,880 0.47 $39.47 $82,100
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 320 0.29 $38.46 $80,000
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers 90 0.07 $37.48 $77,950
Oil and Gas Extraction 130 0.07 $37.37 $77,730


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 19,250 1.35 0.80 $32.58 $67,770
Texas 18,140 1.71 1.03 $28.20 $58,660
New York 16,630 1.95 1.16 $30.07 $62,550
Florida 11,850 1.63 0.97 $26.07 $54,220
Pennsylvania 10,300 1.84 1.10 $27.64 $57,490




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 9,830 2.73 1.63 $32.16 $66,900
Nebraska 2,260 2.47 1.47 $25.32 $52,660
South Carolina 4,350 2.42 1.45 $24.79 $51,560
District of Columbia 1,520 2.32 1.39 $35.16 $73,140
Delaware 910 2.25 1.34 $31.04 $64,560




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 3,850 1.39 0.83 $35.66 $74,170
District of Columbia 1,520 2.32 1.39 $35.16 $73,140
Massachusetts 5,310 1.66 0.99 $33.74 $70,190
Hawaii 580 0.98 0.59 $33.71 $70,110
New Jersey 5,130 1.35 0.81 $33.62 $69,930





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 10,090 1.96 1.17 $32.54 $67,680
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 7,120 3.04 1.82 $35.22 $73,260
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 5,040 2.91 1.74 $26.98 $56,130
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,930 2.18 1.30 $29.58 $61,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,680 1.21 0.72 $30.96 $64,390
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,480 2.14 1.28 $31.68 $65,890
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,330 1.64 0.98 $29.33 $61,010
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,040 2.22 1.33 $31.04 $64,570
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,710 2.12 1.27 $29.33 $61,020
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,380 0.93 0.56 $27.91 $58,040