Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Development Specialist make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$66,156 / yrTotal Pay
$61,783 / yrBase Pay
$4,374 / yrAdditional Pay

$66,156

 / yr
$43K$103K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Development Specialist is $66,156 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $61,783 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,374 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Development Specialist

Some related job titles are Development Associate Salaries with median pay of $52,728, Implementation Specialist Salaries with median pay of $82,662, Business Development Specialist Salaries with median pay of $74,293, Child Development Specialist Salaries with median pay of $41,344.

Top Paying Companies

For a Development Specialist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Development Specialist in United States. Employers include Takeda Pharmaceuticals, QTS and Dow.

1
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
$112,382/yr
2
QTS
$106,003/yr
3
Dow
$102,270/yr
4
DISH
$98,203/yr
7
HSBC
$94,852/yr
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$59,714

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$75,715

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$54,883

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$58,565

 / yr

$98,203

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$94,852

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Top Paying Industries

For a Development Specialist in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Development Specialist in United States are Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $103,968, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $98,203, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $96,647, Insurance with a median total pay of $96,200, and Financial Services with a median total pay of $92,304.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$103,968

    22% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$98,203

    18% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$96,647

    16% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$96,200

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$92,304

    13% Higher than other industries

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

Top paying companies in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology for Development Specialist are Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Baxter.

Takeda PharmaceuticalsTakeda Pharmaceuticals$112,382/yr
BaxterBaxter$95,553/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

A Development specialist salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Development specialist in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $34,690 to $142,787 per year, based on 34,831 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Development specialist in US can make a salary range of $64,476 to $138,482 with at least 2 years of experience, based on 48 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Development specialist gets the highest compensation are Bloomberg L.P., Citigroup Inc. and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated. Bigger companies typically pay 35% more than smaller companies for a Development specialist.

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Years at Recent Employer

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Date or Time

Organizational Development Specialist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$60,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Program Facilitator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$35,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Talent Development Specialist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$67,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Skills Development Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$19

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Career Development Specialist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$43,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Planning and Economic Development Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$56,000

/yr

$55K | $1K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Account Development Specialist - ADS

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$85,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Youth Development Professional

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$22

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Screening Specialist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$1,026

/hr

$26 | $1K

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Development Specialist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Development Specialist is $61,783 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Development Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 541 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Development Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Development Specialist in United States is $94,915 per year.

The lowest salary for a Development Specialist in United States is $40,216 per year.

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