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Sales Training Manager Salary

An average Sales Training Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $80K annually. Total cash compensation for Sales Training Managers runs from $46K to $142K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $26K and profit sharing that can reach almost $13K. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$47,579 - $124,807
MEDIAN: $79,875

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$47,579 - $124,807  
$1,510 - $26,425  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $13,000  
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).
$45,798 - $142,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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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.


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

Sales Training Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Course Design, National Sales, Training Management, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Facilitator. Most people familiar with Training also know Facilitator.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Training Manager

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

In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $64K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $85K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Sales Training Managers make a median salary of $96K. Sales Training Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $112K.

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Experience Affects Sales Training Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Sales Training Manager Salaries

Course Design
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Training Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.


55 %
45 %

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: 92% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 83% employee benefits None: 6%