Training & Development Manager Salary

With more than half of Training & Development Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Training & Development Managers is $73K annually and can range from $47K on the lower end to $116K per year near the higher end. 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. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Training & Development Managers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 61 percent. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Training & Development Managers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$47,587 - $108,305
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$48K
$73K
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MEDIAN: $72,655
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$12.92 - $43.47
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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
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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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While Training & Development Managers do not often become Organizational Development Directors, the job pays $111K per year on average. A Training Director role is the most common promotion for Training & Development Managers moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $81K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Training & Development Managers is a Human Resources Manager position, where earnings are usually $58K.

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Popular Skills for Training & Development Manager


Survey results imply that Training & Development Managers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. 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. It is not unusual for someone who knows Training Management to be familiar with Training Program Development as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Training & Development Manager

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


For many Training & Development Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $60K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $73K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $82K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $85K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,174

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Training & Development Managers, 21 percent higher than the national average. Training & Development Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+20 percent), Washington (+19 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), and San Francisco (+18 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Miami, 13 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Indianapolis (3 percent lower) and Denver (2 percent lower).

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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