Manager Trainee Salary

With a median pay of $57K, Parallon Business Solutions Trainee Managers make much more than the national average ($41K per year) for those in this field. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Sherwin Williams Co., and Cintas Corporation, where Trainee Managers typically earn around $44K, $43K, or $42K, respectively. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,444 - $56,814
$30K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,818
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$9.95 - $18.15
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$18
MEDIAN: $13.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,444 - $56,814  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,047  
Profit Sharing
$0.42 - $5,138  
Commission
$103.04 - $14,544  
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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$25,083 - $53,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 657
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $18.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.38  
Overtime
$14.21 - $29.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,047  
   
Commission
$103.04 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$0.42 - $5,138  
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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$25,083 - $53,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 369

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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 do not often transition into Plant Manager of Manufacturing roles. The role averages $82K per year. The most common next step for a Trainee Manager is to become a Retail Store Manager or an Operations Manager. The former position pays an additional $2K per year on average, and the latter position pays $20K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Manager Trainee


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in People Management, Team Leadership, Operations Management, and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 10 percent. 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 educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Manager Trainee

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $39K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $38K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $39K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $40K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,852

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

For those looking to make money, Trainee Managers in Denver enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 13 percent above the national average. Trainee Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+12 percent), Las Vegas (+11 percent), Phoenix (+10 percent), and Boston (+9 percent). Philadelphia is the lowest-paying area, 8 percent south of the national average.

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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 87 votes.
Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Manager Trainee Salaries

▲2%

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National Average
$39,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Manager Trainee Salaries

People Management
▲10%

Team Leadership
▲7%


▲3%



National Average
$39,000


▼3%


Marketing Management
▼7%

Financial Analysis
▼8%

Customer Relations
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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