Training & Development Manager Salary

Training & Development Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $45K to $117K per year, median earnings come to $73K annually. Total cash earnings of Training & Development Managers range from $45K on the low end to $117K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $16K and $10K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Training & Development Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 65 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,469 - $110,249
$47K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,696
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$12.94 - $43.22
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$43
MEDIAN: $20.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,469 - $110,249  
   
Bonus
$974 - $15,935  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,045  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$45,186 - $116,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,650
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $43.22  
   
Overtime
$14.56 - $44.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$974 - $15,935  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,045  
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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$45,186 - $116,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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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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It's not very common for Training & Development Managers to move on to become Organizational Development Directors. Average pay for an Organizational Development Director is $113K annually. 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 $81K 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 $59K.

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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 Strategic Planning, Project Management, Articulate E-Learning Software, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 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. Those with knowledge of Training Management tend to be skilled in 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $63K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $73K. Training & Development Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $85K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $87K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,098

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

Surpassing the national average by 33 percent, Training & Development Managers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Training & Development Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+20 percent), Boston (+18 percent), Phoenix (+17 percent), and Dallas (+17 percent). In Miami, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and Philadelphia (7 percent lower and 4 percent lower, 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 248 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
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%



▲3%




National Average
$74,000



▼1%



▼9%

Operations Management
▼11%

Recruiting
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 248 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
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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