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Employee Training Specialist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$80,832 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Employee Training Specialist is $80,832 a year and $39 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Employee Training Specialist is between $57,645 and $99,912. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Employee Training Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Develops and runs training programs for employees of industrial, commercial, service, or government establishment.
  • Confers with management to gain knowledge of work situations requiring training for employees to better understand changes in policies, procedures, regulations, and technologies.
  • Develops teaching outline and determines instructional methods, utilizing knowledge of specified training needs and effectiveness of such methods as individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings, and workshops.
  • Heads training sessions covering specified areas such as those concerned with new employee orientation, on-the-job training, use of computers and software, apprenticeship programs, sales techniques, safety and health practices, public relations, refresher training, promotional development, upgrading, retraining displaced workers, and leadership development.
  • This is a professional level non-supervisory position.
Employee Training Specialist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Job family population: 114,020

Estimated population of Employee Training Specialist jobs: 4,732

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Employee Training Specialist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Training Specialist
Jun 12
Schaumburg, IL, USA
JRS Consulting Group
... e. new employee contacts) * · Present (with training specialist) live training to employees * · Track employee training completion * · Miscellaneous projects as assigned Qualifications
Training and Development Specialist
May 15
Park Forest, IL, USA
Aunt Martha's Health & Wellness
Responsible for performing training needs assessments, designing and delivering curriculum and ... The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with ...
Bilingual Onboarding Specialist (Eng/Sp)
Jun 5
Chicago, IL, USA
The Onboarding Specialist will initiate, coordinate, and monitor new employee onboarding activities with involved departments as needed (e.g., travel, training, virtual training, etc.). He/she will ...
Payroll and Benefits Specialist
May 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Arabella Advisors
Own employee safety, welfare, wellness, and health reporting; and employee services * Support full ... training materials and/or toolkits * High level of comfort with data systems, such as HRIS, ...
Quality Management Specialist
Jun 20
Bedford Park, IL, USA
Home Chef
Support FSQA Manager with preparation, scheduling, training for the annual SQF Certification ... The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee ...
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