Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) Salary
|Salary||$32,700 - $71,773|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $6,995|
|Profit Sharing||$0.00 - $9,123|
|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).)
|$19,557 - $65,616|
|Hourly Rate||$8.50 - $21.77|
|Hourly Tips||$0.06 - $3.32|
|Overtime||$11.93 - $29.84|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $6,995|
|Profit Sharing||$0.00 - $9,123|
|Total Pay (||$19,557 - $65,616|
Job Description for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)
A employee/human resources (HR) trainer usually works with new employees in a company, educating them on the proper means of performing their job duties. They also may train existing employees who have been given new job responsibilities. The trainer normally works with a large number of hourly employees within their company who will need to learn to perform organization-specific job that they cannot be expected to have learned in prior experience or education.Read More...
The trainer must have an expert knowledge of all systems and job tasks on which they’re training others, which is why many companies promote their trainers from within. The trainer must also be patient and understand the different means by which their trainees learn. They must be excellent verbal communicators, able to offer not only answers to questions, but the reasoning behind those answers. The trainer must be organized and able to ascertain that all required training steps have been thoroughly taught and retained by employees; in many cases, they administer examinations to assess this trainees' knowledge. Additionally, the trainer usually must deliver some form of preliminary evaluation to the HR department on the efficacy of the training.
The education requirements for an employee/HR trainer varies by the duties and systems on which they will train.
Trainers normally work during regular business hours; however, in some situations (such as the opening of new store locations), they may work longer hours to meet deadlines or opening days. Trainers should also expect to travel if they work for a company with numerous outlets, branches, or store locations.
Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) Tasks
- Assist in conducting general and specific training programs to help workers maintain or improve job skills.
- Choose and evaluate training materials prepared by instructors, such as outlines, text, and handouts.
- Organize and prepare course plans.
- Assess and analyze training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, or consultation with managers.
Common Career Paths for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)
While Human Resources Trainers do not often become Training Directors, the job pays $81K per year on average. Human Resources Trainers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Training & Development Specialists or Human Resources Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $11K higher and $20K higher, respectively.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)
FedEx Ground leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $30K.
Popular Skills for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)
Human Resources Trainers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Training Management, Recruiting, and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 53 percent, 14 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service and Oral / Verbal Communication as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. The majority of those who know Training also know Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR)
Pay by Experience for a Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) has a positive trend. An entry-level Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 489 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 229 salaries. An experienced Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 179 salaries. A Trainer, Employee / Human Resources (HR) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 58 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Human Resources Trainers, 53 percent higher than the national average. Human Resources Trainers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+49 percent), Denver (+40 percent), Richmond (+36 percent), and Los Angeles (+34 percent). Compared to the national average, Orlando Human Resources Trainers have considerably lower salaries, 26 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Phoenix and San Antonio (18 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).
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