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Training & Development Manager Salary

With slightly less than three-fifths 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 $72K per year and can range from $47K on the lower end to $113K per year near the higher end. Overall compensation packages to Training & Development Managers range from $47K on the low end to $113K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $16K and profit sharing that approaches $10K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $42K. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. There are more female Training & Development Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 60 percent. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$46,076 - $104,229  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,620  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $10,037  
Commission
$0.00 - $42,412  
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$46,773 - $112,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,644
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$14.57 - $43.22  
   
Overtime
$20.81 - $54.98  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,620  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $42,412  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $10,037  
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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$46,773 - $112,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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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 $108K per year. 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 $80K 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 $58K.

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Popular Skills for Training & Development Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in People Management, Project Management, Team Leadership, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 12 percent. Recruiting and Training, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. For most people, competency in Training Management indicates knowledge of Leadership. Those who learned Training Program Development also tend to know Training, Leadership, and Organizational 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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $59K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $72K. Training & Development Managers see a median salary of $80K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $82K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Training & Development Managers, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Training & Development Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+25 percent), New York (+25 percent), Minneapolis (+18 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Miami. Phoenix and Denver are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 10 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively.

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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 12%


Leadership
up arrow 4%

Organizational Development
up arrow 4%

Team Leadership
up arrow 4%

Training Program Development
up arrow 3%

Training Management
up arrow 3%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Facilitator
0%

National Average
$74,000

Training
up arrow 3%

Recruiting
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 393 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
39%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 8%