An Organizational Development Manager earns an average salary of $86,441 per year. A skill in Change Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$59,705 - $122,177
MEDIAN: $86,440

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$59,028 - $127,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 272

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Job Description for Organizational Development Manager

An organization that does not constantly seek to improve its internal functions runs the risk of being overrun by competitors and encountering other issues. For these reasons, many firms employ organizational development managers to examine the practices and policies currently in place; they help ensure successful ones remain functioning optimally, as well as identify potential or existing problem areas and develop solutions. Organizational development consultants are either employed or contracted by organizations; they are generally either members of upper management or in close contact with upper management, depending on the role.


Organizational Development Manager Tasks

  • Uses knowledge of behavioral science to improve company performance by implementing programs or strategies that improve the performance of the workforce.
  • Helps companies handle large transitions, such as mergers.
  • Teams with company leaders to identify issues with the company, and implements programs to address those concerns

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Experience Affects Organizational Development Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Organizational Development Manager Salaries

Change Management
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Training Program Development
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Strategic Planning
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Organizational Development
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Project Management
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National Average

Performance Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


62 %
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 7%