Training & Development Manager Salary

Training & Development Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just over a half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $73K per year on average but can range from $47K to $116K per year. In the world of Training & Development Managers, overall income ranges from $47K near the bottom to $116K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $14K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Training & Development Managers (61 percent) who took the survey are women. Work is enjoyable for Training & Development Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,587 - $108,305
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$48K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,655
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$12.92 - $43.47
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,587 - $108,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,349  
Profit Sharing
$592 - $13,574  
Commission
$4,660  
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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$46,693 - $116,415  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,999
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.92 - $43.47  
   
Overtime
$16.27 - $42.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,349  
   
Commission
$4,660  
Profit Sharing
$592 - $13,574  
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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$46,693 - $116,415  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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 who advance into the role of an Organizational Development Director are fairly uncommon. Organizational Development Directors on average earn $111K per year. More often than not, a Training Director role is the next step for Training & Development Managers moving up in the field. Training Directors usually make $81K per year. Many other Training & Development Managers choose to take on a Human Resources Manager role, where salaries are typically $58K.

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Popular Skills for Training & Development Manager


Training & Development Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, People Management, Program Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 13 percent. Those listing Recruiting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Training and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation. Competency in Training Management frequently indicates knowledge 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.


Training & Development Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $60K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $73K. For Training & Development Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $82K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $85K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,174

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

For those looking to make money, Training & Development Managers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 21 percent above the national average. Training & Development Managers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+20 percent), Washington (+19 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), and San Francisco (+18 percent). Miami is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average. Indianapolis and Denver are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 3 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively.

Training & Development Manager Reviews

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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Experience Affects Training & Development Manager Salaries



National Average
$74,000



Skills That Affect Training & Development Manager Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%


Program Management
up arrow 10%


Organizational Development
up arrow 4%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

Team Leadership
up arrow 3%

Training Program Development
up arrow 1%

Training Management
up arrow 1%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000

Facilitator
up arrow 1%



Recruiting
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 289 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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