The average salary for a Sales Trainer is $55,780 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Sales Trainer Total Pay (?
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$36,041 - $85,375
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MEDIAN: $55,780
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Sales Trainer Total Pay (?
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$8.35 - $25.04
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$36,041 - $85,375  
   
Bonus
$51.52 - $15,377  
Profit Sharing
$817 - $10,161  
Commission
$2,013 - $32,438  
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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$31,315 - $91,296  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 655
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$8.35 - $25.04  
   
Overtime
$9.81 - $36.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$51.52 - $15,377  
   
Commission
$2,013 - $32,438  
Profit Sharing
$817 - $10,161  
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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$31,315 - $91,296  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 655
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Job Description for Sales Trainer
Sales trainers are responsible for all aspects of training a sales force within their organization. They work with the sales training staff to create effective training methods, which includes developing curricula for training classes and creating training material such as video and computer training courses. Sales trainers may also design more interactive training methods, such as mock call sessions and direct supervision of live sales calls. Once training methods are created, sales trainers implement the training with sales teams. After training, sales trainers monitor the progress of the sales force to determine which training techniques are most effective and which need improvement.
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Sales Trainer Tasks
  • Responsible for the training and development of inside sales staffs on product knowledge, sales tool usage and sales skills.
  • Develops new tools, programs to accelerate the learning curves of the sales staff.
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Trainer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Dallas
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Atlanta
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Columbus
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National Average
$57,000
Los Angeles
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Cincinnati
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Experience Affects Sales Trainer Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Sales Trainer Salaries

Training Program Development
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National Average
$57,000
Training
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Gender
Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 18%
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