Entry-Level Corporate Trainers pull down an average of $49K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $9K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Corporate Trainers can bottom out near $32K or peak near $71K depending on individual performance. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. For the most part, Entry-Level Corporate Trainers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,663 - $69,470
$35K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,182
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$11.96 - $25.78
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$18
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MEDIAN: $17.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,663 - $69,470  
   
Bonus
$101.61 - $9,079  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,199 - $70,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 540
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $25.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.74  
Overtime
$17.27 - $36.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$101.61 - $9,079  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,199 - $70,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,015

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Corporate Trainers that is 12 percent greater than the national average, Charlotte offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Corporate Trainers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+11 percent), Chicago (+10 percent), Boston (+7 percent), and Phoenix (+7 percent). Entry-Level Corporate Trainers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Entry-Level Corporate Trainers in San Antonio bring in salaries that are 23 percent lower than the national average. Employers in Atlanta and Indianapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (15 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Corporate Trainer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Corporate Trainer in Raleigh:
"Listen First. Think Second. Speak Last."
Use your senses. HEAR what people are saying. LOOK them in the eye. ASK a lot of questions. TAKE a deep breath before answering. ALWAYS treat people with politeness and respect in the work place. YOU are always being observed, even when you are not front and center.

Corporate Trainer in Cincinnati:
Be inclusive and always project the feeling that it's all about supporting your stakeholders and their needs.

Key Stats for Corporate Trainer

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
073
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Corporate Trainer Salaries

Presentations
up arrow 5%



Public Speaking
up arrow 2%

Presentation
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$47,000


Microsoft Office
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Training Management
up arrow 5%

Sales Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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