Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
254,060 0.9 % $30.03 $62,460 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.47 $20.40 $27.99 $37.59 $47.94
Annual Wage (2) $32,170 $42,420 $58,210 $78,180 $99,710


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 19,260 0.85 $31.97 $66,490
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 12,740 0.68 $35.42 $73,670
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 12,480 1.00 $32.43 $67,460
Insurance Carriers 10,100 0.87 $31.43 $65,370
Local Government (OES Designation) 10,070 0.19 $26.62 $55,370

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 7,380 10.18 $31.97 $66,510
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 780 3.36 $29.10 $60,520
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 5,400 1.65 $19.25 $40,040
Educational Support Services 2,550 1.54 $30.76 $63,970
Technical and Trade Schools 1,700 1.20 $29.58 $61,520

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) 540 0.03 $47.66 $99,140
Natural Gas Distribution 590 0.52 $42.80 $89,030
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,530 0.64 $41.62 $86,570
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 40 0.27 $40.68 $84,600
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 1,670 0.34 $39.99 $83,180


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)
Texas 23,400 2.02 1.10 $30.79 $64,040
California 23,080 1.49 0.81 $34.94 $72,660
New York 17,020 1.89 1.03 $31.71 $65,970
Florida 14,720 1.86 1.01 $27.50 $57,190
Pennsylvania 10,420 1.83 0.99 $29.44 $61,240



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)
Vermont 920 3.02 1.64 $30.78 $64,010
Utah 3,940 2.98 1.62 $25.13 $52,270
Arizona 7,590 2.93 1.59 $28.16 $58,570
Maryland 7,300 2.81 1.53 $31.20 $64,900
Virginia 9,420 2.56 1.39 $33.50 $69,680



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,240 1.84 1.00 $37.22 $77,420
Massachusetts 6,130 1.80 0.98 $35.50 $73,830
Rhode Island 750 1.59 0.86 $35.44 $73,710
California 23,080 1.49 0.81 $34.94 $72,660
New Jersey 6,400 1.64 0.89 $34.61 $71,990




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 12,480 1.93 1.05 $33.38 $69,430
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,630 2.67 1.45 $30.80 $64,060
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,370 2.17 1.18 $34.98 $72,760
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,870 2.52 1.37 $31.60 $65,720
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,770 2.39 1.30 $37.38 $77,750
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,720 1.39 0.76 $31.27 $65,040
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 5,520 1.55 0.84 $28.69 $59,680
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,440 2.90 1.57 $27.99 $58,230
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,400 2.34 1.27 $30.19 $62,790
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 4,110 3.13 1.70 $30.23 $62,880