Training & development specialists

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Total Workforce

153k

Average Age

43.9

Average Salary

$67,477

Average Male Salary

$72,806

Average Female Salary

$62,419

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 Oil & gas extraction. Training & development specialists are paid most in Dale City, Lake Ridge & Woodbridge PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in Williamson County (West)Cedar Park & Leander Cities PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$67,477

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,475

In 2018, Training & development specialists earned an average of $67,477, $13,588 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians make somewhat more than Training & development specialists while Property appraisers and assessors 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

0.345

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Training & development specialists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.345, 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

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, National security & international affairs, and Insurance carriers.

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Industries by Share

153k

2018 Workforce

± 9,592

25.1%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 7.53%

The number of people employed as Training & development specialists has been growing at a rate of 25.1%, from 122,170 people in 2017 to 152,787 people in 2018.

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  5.17%, followed by National security & international affairs with 3.52% and Insurance carriers with 3.33%.

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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 44.2 and of female Training & development specialists is 43.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Training & development specialists is White.

Gender Composition

74.4k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 6,695

78.4k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 6,872

51.3% 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. Two or More Races

77.5% of Training & development specialists are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.3% 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

44.2

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.16

43.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.12

The median age of Training & development specialists is 43.9, and Male employees are generally 0.694 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 Protective Services.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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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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