Training & Development Manager Salary

Over one-half of Training & Development Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $47K to $115K per year, and the average comes out to $72K annually. Total cash compensation for Training & Development Managers runs from $47K to $115K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $15K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Job satisfaction for Training & Development Managers is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$46,538 - $106,723
(Median)
$47K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,181
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$13.34 - $40.66
(Median)
$13
$22
$41
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,538 - $106,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,341  
Profit Sharing
$977 - $11,635  
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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$46,730 - $114,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,645
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.34 - $40.66  
   
Overtime
$19.55 - $54.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,341  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,653  
Profit Sharing
$977 - $11,635  
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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$46,730 - $114,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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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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Though not the most common occurrence, Training & Development Managers sometimes become Organizational Development Directors, where the average income is $109K per year. As Training & Development Managers progress in their field, many go on to become Training Directors. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $80K per year. Another common career choice for Training & Development Managers is to move into a Human Resources Manager role. Typically, Human Resources Managers get paid $58K.

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Popular Skills for Training & Development Manager


Training & Development Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in People Management, Project Management, Organizational Development, and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 15 percent. Those listing Recruiting and Training as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Training Management and Training Program Development are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $59K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $72K. On average, Training & Development Managers make $81K following one to two decades on the job. Training & Development Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $84K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Training & Development Managers will find that Seattle offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. Training & Development Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+26 percent), San Francisco (+23 percent), Houston (+20 percent), and Minneapolis (+19 percent). Miami ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 16 percent below the national average. Employers in Phoenix and Denver also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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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 15%


Leadership
up arrow 3%

Organizational Development
up arrow 3%

Team Leadership
up arrow 3%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 2%

Training Program Development
up arrow 1%

Training Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Facilitator
up arrow 3%


Recruiting
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 332 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 9%