Training and Development Specialists (13-1151)

Occupation description:  Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 307321 4.61 89
United States 252,600271,500 7.51,890 6,1508,040

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 30.4615.5820.65 28.3738.1248.56
Fairbanks North Star Borough 34.1320.7225.73 35.7641.3546.71
Southeast Region 36.7225.2732.49 37.4143.1047.32
Balance of State 42.7822.1831.18 44.7455.5361.23

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
63187 13.857.2 43.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation247
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation67
UI claimants previously working in occupation23
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 231
Number of job position postings 57
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.1

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Career College   (Anchorage)
Business Administration and Computer Technology - AAS AAS
Business Administration Human Resource Management Certificate

 Degree
North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Conducting Interviews
Dealing With Difficult Employees
Sexual Harassment