Professional Development Manager Salary

A Professional Development Manager earns an average salary of $64,717 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$41,258 - $107,643
MEDIAN: $64,717

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$42,187 - $114,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Job Description for Professional Development Manager

Professional development managers are responsible for the professional development of employees and creating effective programs for their companies, as well as analyzing clients and identifying their areas of improvement. They often assist with implementing different strategies to make their clients more successful in a variety of ways, and strong leadership and communication skills are necessary in this position to interact with clients and explain how these services can benefit them. Professional development managers typically work in an office environment and use a personal computer as a main tool.


Professional Development Manager Tasks

  • Design, develop, and implement performance-based employee evaluation methods.
  • Execute programs and processes geared toward building individual employee skills in accordance with their personal career goals and the organization's overarching business strategy.
  • Establish an environment for employees that facilitates professional growth, competency, and proficiency.
  • Define the company's professional development curriculum track, including components such as internal certifications.

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Experience Affects Professional Development Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


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Years of Experience

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1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 5%