Manager Trainee Salary

Trainee Managers in search of top-notch pay will find it at Parallon Business Solutions, where the median salary of $57K trumps the $42K per year-national average for those in this profession. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Cintas Corporation, and Sherwin Williams Co., top-paying firms where Trainee Managers rake in a $44K, $43K, or $43K, respectively. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,056 - $57,724
$31K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $42,201
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50%
90%

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$10.07 - $18.32
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$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.81
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$0$57K
Salary $31,056 - $57,724
Bonus $0.00 - $9,630
Profit Sharing $243.61 - $6,082
Commission $2,023
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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$25,158 - $54,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 641
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $18.32
Hourly Tips $0.38
Overtime $13.97 - $27.77
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,630
Commission $2,023
Profit Sharing $243.61 - $6,082
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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$25,158 - $54,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 386

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Job Description for Manager Trainee

A manager trainee learns leadership skills, works with supervisors, and finds out how to run daily operations. Sometimes, manager trainees don't have to have any formal education, but in certain industries, it helps to have at least a bachelor's degree related to the field they are managing.

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Manager Trainee Tasks

  • Ensure positive customer experience by analyzing and improving all processes and points of contact.
  • Model company standards and policies in all interactions.
  • Meet individual sales and customer service goals.
  • Learn and develop supervisory and administrative skills necessary for managerial positions.

Common Career Paths for Manager Trainee


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Trainee Managers who advance into the role of a Plant Manager of Manufacturing are fairly uncommon. Plant Managers of Manufacturing on average earn $82K per year. Trainee Managers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Retail Store Managers or Operations Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $1K higher and $20K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Manager Trainee


Trainee Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Team Leadership, People Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 10 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Relations as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Financial Analysis and Marketing Management also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Manager Trainee

Pay by Experience for a Manager Trainee has a positive trend. An entry-level Manager Trainee with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 854 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manager Trainee with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Manager Trainee which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 63 salaries. A Manager Trainee with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,471

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 12 percent, Trainee Managers in Cincinnati receive some of the highest pay in the country. Trainee Managers will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+12 percent), Chicago (+9 percent), Las Vegas (+9 percent), and Phoenix (+9 percent). The lowest-paying market is Indianapolis, which sits 10 percent below the national average. Workers in Philadelphia and Charlotte earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 2 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Manager Trainee

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
Less than 1 year
31%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Manager Trainee Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$39,000

▼1%

▼4%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Manager Trainee Salaries

Team Leadership
▲25%

People Management
▲10%


▲2%



National Average
$39,000

▼3%



Financial Analysis
▼9%

Marketing Management
▼9%

Customer Relations
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
31%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 14%
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