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Training and Development Specialists in Texas

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Training and Development Specialists in Texas

Considering a career as a Training or Development Specialist in Texas?

20.3% Jobs Projection
$61,820 Median Salary
2,940 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Training and Development Specialists Work in Texas?

24,230 people worked as Training and Development Specialists in 2018 in this state.

There were 22,630 Training and Development Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,600 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Training and Development Specialists in TX Employment Trend

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

Training and Development Specialists in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Training and Development Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 20.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

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

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 2,940 annual job openings, and 28,340 total jobs in 2026 for Training and Development Specialists in this state.

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

What do Training and Development Specialists Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Training and Development Specialists ranged from $34,460 to $101,410 with $61,820 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.57 to $48.76. The median hourly rate was $29.72.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.85 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.13.

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

Training and Development Specialists Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 8,210 $65,700
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,030 $67,070
Austin-Round Rock, TX 2,350 $57,880
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 2,350 $57,450
El Paso, TX 580 $42,050
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 290 $47,560
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 280 $61,770
College Station-Bryan, TX 270 $49,570
Killeen-Temple, TX 260 $55,030
Corpus Christi, TX 210 $53,790
Waco, TX 210 $48,390
Lubbock, TX 190 $57,760
Amarillo, TX 160 $47,800
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 160 $37,660
Longview, TX 150 $56,680
Midland, TX 130 $61,330
Tyler, TX 110 $45,880
Abilene, TX 80 $49,480
San Angelo, TX 70 $49,260
Odessa, TX 70 $57,780
Sherman-Denison, TX 60 $38,270
Texarkana, TX-AR 50 $38,460
Wichita Falls, TX 50 $49,980

Top States for Training and Development Specialists Employment

View the list below to see 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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