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Training and Development Specialists in Wisconsin

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

11.9% Jobs Projection
$52,360 Median Salary
730 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Training and Development Specialists Work in Wisconsin?

In 2018, there were 5,510 Training and Development Specialists working in the state.

There were 6,150 Training and Development Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 640 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Training and Development Specialists in WI Employment Trend

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

Training and Development Specialists in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Training and Development Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 11.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

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

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 730 annual Training and Development Specialists job openings in Wisconsin, and 7,240 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Training and Development Specialists Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Training and Development Specialists ranged from $32,590 to $83,140 with $52,360 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.67 to $39.97. The median hourly rate was $25.17.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.2 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.03.

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

Training and Development Specialists Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,870 $63,770
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,950 $66,580
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,830 $57,590
Madison, WI 890 $56,310
Green Bay, WI 350 $53,440
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 240 $48,970
Appleton, WI 230 $48,550
Eau Claire, WI 220 $47,960
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 190 $49,630
Duluth, MN-WI 170 $48,090
Janesville-Beloit, WI 160 $44,930
Wausau, WI 120 $49,790
Racine, WI 70 $45,820
Sheboygan, WI 70 $56,060
Fond du Lac, WI 60 $54,300

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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