Training & development specialists

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Total Workforce

122k

Average Age

43

Estimated Job Growth

11.5%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$62,262

Average Male Salary

$68,893

Average Female Salary

$57,844

About

Training & development specialists are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Training & development specialists was $62,262 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Training & development specialists by wage are Transportation inspectors, Millwrights, and Miscellaneous social scientists, including survey researchers & sociologists.

Training & development specialists are part of the Business & financial operations occupations, along with Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products, Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, & investigators, Compliance officers, Cost estimators, Human resources workers, Logisticians, Management analysts, Meeting, convention, & event planners, Fundraisers, Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists, Training & development specialists, Market research analysts & marketing specialists, Business operations specialists, all other, Accountants & auditors, Appraisers & assessors of real estate, Budget analysts, Credit analysts, Financial analysts, Personal financial advisors, Insurance underwriters, Financial examiners, Credit counselors & loan officers, Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, Tax preparers, and Other financial specialists

The top 3 locations that employ the most Training & development specialists are San Jose City (South Central/Branham) & Cambrian Park PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Training & development specialists are San Jose City (South Central/Branham) & Cambrian Park PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Training & development specialists and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Training & development specialists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Training & development specialists, by average wage, is Other professional, scientific & technical services . Training & development specialists are paid most in Dale City, Lake Ridge & Woodbridge PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in San Jose City (South Central/Branham) & Cambrian Park PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$62,262

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,777

In 2017, Training & development specialists earned an average of $62,262, $10,197 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Transportation inspectors make somewhat more than Training & development specialists while Miscellaneous social scientists, including survey researchers & sociologists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Training & development specialists as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.32

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Training & development specialists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.32, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Training & development specialists (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Training & development specialists.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Training & development specialists

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Training & development specialists.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Training & development specialists, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design, Insurance carriers & related activities, and National security & international affairs.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Training & development specialists, by average wage, are Other professional, scientific & technical services , Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing, and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals.

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Industries by Share

122k

2017 Workforce

± 8,578

-9.85%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 10.7%

The number of people employed as Training & development specialists has been declining at a rate of -9.85%, from 135,520 people in 2016 to 122,170 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Training & development specialists employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Training & development specialists at  4.34%, followed by Insurance carriers & related activities with 3.96% and National security & international affairs with 3.42%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Training & development specialists in the US. The average age of male Training & development specialists in the workforce is 43.6 and of female Training & development specialists is 42.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Training & development specialists is White.

Gender Composition

48.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,426

73.3k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 6,646

60% of Training & development specialists are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Training & development specialists.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Training & development specialists

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

76.8% of Training & development specialists are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14.1% of Training & development specialists, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Training & development specialists.

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Age by Gender

43.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.37

42.7

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.13

The median age of Training & development specialists is 43, and Male employees are generally 0.862 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Training & development specialists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Training & development specialists is Business but a relatively high number of Training & development specialists hold a major in Human Sciences.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Training & development specialists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Training & development specialists need many skills, but most especially Learning Strategies, Instructing, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Training & development specialists need more than the average amount of Operations Analysis, Learning Strategies, and Management of Financial Resources.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Training & development specialists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Training & development specialists are expected to see a growth of 11.5% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

11.5%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Training & development specialists. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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