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Training & Development Manager Salary

Training & Development Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and over one-half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $72K per year, but may range from $47K to $114K per year. Total incomes of Training & Development Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $15K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $47K and $114K. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Training & Development Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a fair number collect vision insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$46,780 - $106,885
(Median)
$47K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,436
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50%
90%

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$13.13 - $41.28
(Median)
$13
$21
$41
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,780 - $106,885  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,243  
Profit Sharing
$980 - $10,423  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,653  
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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$46,867 - $114,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,691
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.13 - $41.28  
   
Overtime
$19.51 - $54.75  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,243  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,653  
Profit Sharing
$980 - $10,423  
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).
)
$46,867 - $114,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Training & Development Manager

A training and development manager helps their company with internal effectiveness and ability. Their responsibilities mainly consist of providing support to employees through various types of training. This may include holding workshops to introduce techniques to the entire staff, or working one-on-one with employees to tend to their individual professional needs. The training and development manager facilitates the growth of the individual performance of a worker and their ability to work effectively as part of a team. As such, the job may include developing and facilitating team-building exercises to make staff more comfortable and trusting of each other. Additionally, the training and development manager helps with training new employees on company policies and procedures.

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Training & Development Manager Tasks

  • Support performance management and review process for supervisors and employees.
  • Lead and evaluate training programs, orientation, and personnel development.
  • Prepare training budget and evaluate instructor costs and performance.
  • Coach and support staff through operational changes and supervision issues.
  • Create, refine, and disseminate training manuals and other educational materials.

Common Career Paths for Training & Development Manager


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Training & Development Managers do not often transition into Organizational Development Director roles. The role averages $110K per year. With an annual salary of $80K, Training Director is the most common role for Training & Development Managers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Human Resources Manager role — which usually pays $58K — is also typical for Training & Development Managers, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Training & Development Manager


Training & Development Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in People Management, Project Management, Organizational Development, and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 14 percent. Those listing Recruiting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Training and Facilitator also typically command lower compensation. Aptitude in Training Management tends to also indicate an understanding of Training Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Training & Development Manager

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


For Training & Development Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $59K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $72K. On average, Training & Development Managers make $81K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $84K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For Training & Development Managers, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Training & Development Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+25 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), Minneapolis (+18 percent), and Los Angeles (+18 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 15 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and Phoenix (6 percent less).

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Experience Affects Training & Development Manager Salaries



National Average
$74,000



Skills That Affect Training & Development Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 14%


Leadership
up arrow 4%

Organizational Development
up arrow 4%

Team Leadership
up arrow 4%

Training Management
up arrow 2%

Training Program Development
up arrow 1%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Facilitator
up arrow 3%


Recruiting
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 311 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 9%
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