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Training & Development Manager Salary

Training & Development Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $72K annually on average but can range from $47K to $114K per year. Cash earnings for Training & Development Managers — which occasionally include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing — stretch from around $47K to approximately $114K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$46,728 - $106,440
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$47K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,222
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$13.38 - $41.39
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$41
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,728 - $106,440  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,268  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $11,836  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,653  
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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$46,862 - $114,294  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,676
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $41.39  
   
Overtime
$19.55 - $54.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,268  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,653  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $11,836  
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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$46,862 - $114,294  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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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 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 $110K per year. Going from Training & Development Manager to Training Director is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $80K. Many others choose to work as Human Resources Managers, where pay is typically $58K.

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Popular Skills for Training & Development Manager


Training & Development Managers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in People Management, Project Management, Organizational Development, and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 15 percent. Those listing Recruiting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Training and Facilitator also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Training Management tend to be well versed in Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Training & Development Manager

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Training & Development Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $59K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $72K. For Training & Development Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $81K. Training & Development Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $83K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 27 percent, Training & Development Managers in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. Training & Development Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+25 percent), Houston (+24 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), and Minneapolis (+19 percent). Miami is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 15 percent. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Phoenix (9 percent less) and Denver (6 percent less).

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Experience Affects Training & Development Manager Salaries



National Average
$74,000



Skills That Affect Training & Development Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 15%


Leadership
up arrow 4%

Organizational Development
up arrow 4%

Team Leadership
up arrow 4%

Training Program Development
up arrow 2%

Training Management
up arrow 2%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 2%

National Average
$74,000

Facilitator
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%


Recruiting
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 321 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 9%
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