Training & Development Manager Salary (United States)

Training & Development Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up more than half of Training & Development Managers in the United States. Pay fluctuates from $46,184 to $112,997 per year, but expected earnings average $73,046 per year. With some bonuses running north of $15,520, profit sharing proceeds occasionally surpassing $9,826, and select commissions of $42K, total income for Training & Development Managers can range between from $45,744 to $104,215 according to individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Benefits are plentiful in this line of work; most people have both medical and dental plans, and most have vision insurance. Women make up the majority of Training & Development Managers (60 percent). The majority of Training & Development Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Training & Development Manager Salary (?
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$45,744 - $104,215
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Training & Development Manager Salary (?
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$14.17 - $41.74
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$45,744 - $104,215  
   
Bonus
$19.73 - $15,520  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $9,826  
Commission
$0.00 - $42,412  
Total Pay (?
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$46,184 - $112,997  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,620
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$14.17 - $41.74  
   
Overtime
$19.09 - $53.33  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$19.73 - $15,520  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $42,412  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $9,826  
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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$46,184 - $112,997  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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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While not commonly found, Training & Development Managers who move on to become Organizational Development Directors bring in an additional $34,500 annually. Training & Development Managers go on to become Training Directors more often than anything else, where paychecks are higher by $7,015. Training & Development Managers will find lower salaries (-$15,451) when they move into a Human Resources Manager role, another well-traveled path for those in this field.

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Popular Skills for Training & Development Manager

Training & Development Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Leadership, Training Program Development, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 9 percent, 5 percent, 5 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Employees educated in Training Management are typically practiced in Training Program Development, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Training & Development Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Across the entire workforce, experience and pay tend to be weakly linked—those with more experience do not necessarily bring in much higher salaries. Workers new to the field can expect to earn $58K, increasing to $71K after five to 10 years. Pay amounts to $79K after 10 to 20 years. After 20 years in the field, Training & Development Managers see their salaries growing more slowly, eventually averaging out to $83K. Training & Development Managers with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with 10 to 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is the one with the most experience to boot—more than 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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$73,000
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For Training & Development Managers, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Houston, where Training & Development Managers typically earn around 24 percent, 22 percent, 19 percent, and 15 percent more than usual. The lowest-paying market is Miami, which sits 18 percent below the national average. Workers in Phoenix and Dallas earn less than others in this profession; their -8 percent and -3 percent-salaries fall short of the national average.

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Experience Affects Training & Development Manager Salaries

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$73,000

Skills That Affect Training & Development Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 442 votes.

Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%
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