Sales Training Manager Salary

An average Sales Training Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $80K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $25K and $15K, respectively — total cash payment to Sales Training Managers can bottom out near $43K or peak near $140K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and most get vision benefits. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,187 - $126,179

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$7.46 - $19.57

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,187 - $126,179  
   
Bonus
$1,510 - $25,453  
Profit Sharing
$1,952 - $15,000  
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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$42,567 - $139,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$7.46 - $19.57  
   
Overtime
$17.15 - $27.47  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,510 - $25,453  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,952 - $15,000  
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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$42,567 - $139,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Sales Training Manager

Sales training managers are responsible for developing, overseeing, implementing, and improving training materials and programs for sales professionals in their organization. They are responsible for locating and employing professionals outside the organization (such as guest lecturers, experts, and specialists) as needed to help effectively train sales professionals. Sales training managers are expected to utilize technology when necessary, and they must be knowledgeable in the processes and skills used by sales staff in their company. Additionally, these managers are generally expected to lead a team of sales trainers, as well as lead and deploy sales trainers efficiently in a variety of circumstances.

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Sales Training Manager Tasks

  • Monitors effectiveness of training techniques and suitability of training programs.
  • Subject matter expert for enhancing, leading and delivering of sales training to both inside and outside sales staffs.
  • Design, develop and implement comprehensive annual sales training plan that supports the sales objectives of the organization.

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Popular Skills for Sales Training Manager


Survey results suggest that Sales Training Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Course Design, National Sales, Leadership, and Facilitator are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Sales Management. Most people familiar with Facilitator also know Training and Course Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Training Manager

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


For many Sales Training Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $61K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $87K. Sales Training Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $94K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $108K.

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Experience Affects Sales Training Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%



National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Sales Training Manager Salaries

Course Design
up arrow 11%

National Sales
up arrow 4%

Facilitator
up arrow 3%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

Training Management
0%

National Average
$84,000

Training
up arrow 1%

Sales Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 6%
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