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Training and Development Specialists in Arizona

Want to work in Arizona as a Training or Development Specialist? Read this first!

21.8% Jobs Projection
$57,290 Median Salary
980 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Training and Development Specialists in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Training and Development Specialists in Arizona is growing faster than average.

  • Training and Development Specialists in Arizona earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Training and Development Specialists Work in Arizona?

In 2018, there were 8,750 Training and Development Specialists working in the state.

There were 7,530 Training and Development Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Training and Development Specialists in AZ Employment Trend

The typical state has 3,550 Training and Development Specialists working in it, which means Arizona has more Training and Development Specialists than average.

Training and Development Specialists in AZ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Training and Development Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 21.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

Job Projections for Training and Development Specialists: Nation vs. AZ

Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 980 annual job openings, and a total of 9,400 jobs for Arizona Training and Development Specialists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 31,700 annual jobs and 315,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Training and Development Specialists Make in Arizona?

In 2018 wages for Training and Development Specialists ranged from $34,650 to $97,160 with $57,290 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.66 to $46.71. The median hourly rate was $27.54.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $27.42 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.12.

The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Training and Development Specialists Earnings: AZ vs. National Average

Top Arizona Metros for Training and Development Specialists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Training and Development Specialists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6,520 $56,770
Tucson, AZ 1,290 $55,150
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 370 $79,910
Prescott, AZ 180 $43,430
Yuma, AZ 140 $43,610
Flagstaff, AZ 70 $49,500

Top States for Training and Development Specialists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Training and Development Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 28,850 $68,760
Texas 24,230 $61,820
New York 23,500 $64,590
Florida 17,510 $53,440
Virginia 12,740 $69,750
Ohio 11,090 $56,420
Illinois 9,700 $63,200
Pennsylvania 9,690 $61,510
Georgia 9,600 $59,920
Arizona 8,750 $57,290
North Carolina 7,780 $60,150
Maryland 7,710 $66,210
Massachusetts 7,490 $68,470
Washington 7,090 $74,790
New Jersey 6,590 $73,280
Minnesota 6,300 $63,640
Colorado 6,260 $67,290
Michigan 6,010 $57,960
Wisconsin 5,510 $52,360
Missouri 5,460 $56,440

Below are the states where Training and Development Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $74,790
New Jersey $73,280
Rhode Island $72,170
Connecticut $71,700
District of Columbia $70,400
Virginia $69,750
California $68,760
Massachusetts $68,470
Delaware $68,150
Colorado $67,290

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