Training & Development Manager Salary

Training & Development Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $73K annually on average but can range from $45K to $118K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $17K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Training & Development Managers can bottom out near $45K or peak near $118K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Training & Development Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$47,695 - $110,657
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$73K
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MEDIAN: $72,725
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$13.12 - $43.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,695 - $110,657  
   
Bonus
$958 - $16,745  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $10,342  
Commission
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$45,413 - $117,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,752
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Hourly Rate
$13.12 - $43.72  
   
Overtime
$13.85 - $44.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$958 - $16,745  
   
Commission
$6,500  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $10,342  
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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$45,413 - $117,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Training & Development Manager


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Though some Training & Development Managers move into positions like Organizational Development Director (where the average salary is $113K), this progression is not the norm. With an annual salary of $81K, 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 $59K — is also typical for Training & Development Managers, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Training & Development Manager


Survey results imply that Training & Development Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Project Management, Articulate E-Learning Software, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 16 percent. Those listing Recruiting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Operations Management and Training also typically command lower compensation. Competency in Training Management frequently indicates knowledge of Training Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Training & Development Manager

Pay by Experience for a Training & Development Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Training & Development Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 595 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Training & Development Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 655 salaries. An experienced Training & Development Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 742 salaries. A Training & Development Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 292 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,342

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Training & Development Managers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Training & Development Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+19 percent), Boston (+18 percent), Phoenix (+17 percent), and Dallas (+16 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 11 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami. Workers in Denver and Philadelphia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (7 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Training & Development Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Training & Development Manager?

Training & Development Manager in Warren:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, stress level, office."
Pros: Interacting with different departments, creating new materials for training, innovative thinking.
Cons: Management, pay, no vacation or sick days, only straight PTO.

Training & Development Manager in Kuala Lumpur:
"Interesting and challenging."
Pros: 1. Develop own training content. 2. Able to counsel and advice others. 3. Meet other trainers and learn from external trainers. 4. Expand my knowledge in training. 5. Experiment on experiential training methods.
Cons: 1. Follow up with respective department trainers. 2. Lack of proper guidance from superior on training matters. 3. Lack of training culture among the staff. 4. Lacking benefits.

Training & Development Manager in Manhattan:
"Training and Development."
Pros: I love that I have some say in what happens with my job and the company - my position was designed around my skills and I have had a lot of opportunity for growth.
Cons: There is a lot of responsibility, and I do not get to claim the pay or title of manager, even though I do have subordinates.

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Key Stats for Training & Development Manager

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 280 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Training & Development Manager Salaries

▲18%

▲14%

National Average
$74,000

▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Training & Development Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲16%




▲2%



National Average
$74,000


▼1%




▼9%

Operations Management
▼11%

Recruiting
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 280 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 10%
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