Sales Training Manager Salary

Sales Training Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $80K per year. Total cash compensation to Sales Training Managers approaches anywhere from $43K on the lower end to $140K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $26K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a large number 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 numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$45,132 - $126,231
(Median)
$45K
$80K
$130K
MEDIAN: $79,923
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$7.46 - $19.57
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$13
$20
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,132 - $126,231  
   
Bonus
$1,510 - $25,897  
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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$42,510 - $140,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,510 - $25,897  
   
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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$42,510 - $140,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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 show that Sales Training Managers use a fair number of 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. The majority of those who know 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, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $61K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $88K. Sales Training Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $95K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $108K on average.

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Experience Affects Sales Training Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%



National Average
$85,000


Skills That Affect Sales Training Manager Salaries

Course Design
up arrow 11%

Facilitator
up arrow 3%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

National Sales
up arrow 3%

Training Management
0%

National Average
$85,000

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
22%
5-9 years
32%
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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