The average Training & Development Manager in the United States earns approximately $73K per year. Total cash compensation to Training & Development Managers bottoms out near $45K and approaches $117K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Training & Development Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the majority of Training & Development Managers (64 percent) who completed the questionnaire. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$47,117 - $111,081
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MEDIAN: $72,564
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$12.86 - $42.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,117 - $111,081  
   
Bonus
$969 - $15,432  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,108  
Commission
$6,500  
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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$44,796 - $117,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,673
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.86 - $42.54  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $44.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$969 - $15,432  
   
Commission
$6,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,108  
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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$44,796 - $117,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101

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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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While not commonly seen, Training & Development Managers who transition into an Organizational Development Director position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Organizational Development Directors is $112K 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 $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 in pay of 6 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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $62K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $73K. Training & Development Managers see a median salary of $85K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $88K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,765

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 will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+20 percent), Dallas (+18 percent), New York (+18 percent), and Phoenix (+18 percent). With compensation 12 percent below the national average, Miami is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Austin and 9 percent less in Denver, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 242 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Training & Development Manager Salaries



National Average
$74,000



Skills That Affect Training & Development Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Training Program Development
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National Average
$74,000






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Operations Management
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Recruiting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 242 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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