Training & Development Manager Salary (United States)

Training & Development Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt—56 percent have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $46,184 to $112,997 per year, typical earnings come to $73,046 annually. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission—peaking near $15,520, $9,826, and $42K, respectively—total cash payment to Training & Development Managers can bottom out near $46,184 or top out at around $112,997. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The greater part enjoy medical while a solid majority get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to most. In a profession dominated by women, 60 percent of Training & Development Managers are female. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Training & Development Manager Salary (?
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$45,744 - $104,215
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Training & Development Manager Salary (?
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$14.17 - $41.74
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$45,744 - $104,215  
   
Bonus
$19.73 - $15,520  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $9,826  
Commission
$0.00 - $42,412  
Total Pay (?
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$46,184 - $112,997  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,620
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$14.17 - $41.74  
   
Overtime
$19.09 - $53.33  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$19.73 - $15,520  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $42,412  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $9,826  
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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$46,184 - $112,997  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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 a Organizational Development Director position may earn an additional $34,500 per year. A Training Director role is the most common promotion for Training & Development Managers moving up the ladder, and pay increases by $7,015 annually upon moving into this role. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Training & Development Managers is a Human Resources Manager position, where earnings actually go down by $15,451.

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Popular Skills for Training & Development Manager

Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Leadership, Training Program Development, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 9 percent, 5 percent, 5 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Training Management and Training Program Development are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Training & Development Manager

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For Training & Development Managers, level of experience is overall a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation—more experience does not yield dramatically higher pay—and pay raises are largely incremental. Starting out, salaries are typically $58K, which grows to $71K after five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $79K. Once they've gotten two decades of experience under their belts, Training & Development Managers encounter slower salary growth; at this point, they earn $83K annually. Those with more than 20 years of experience are scarcest in the field. Most typically, Training & Development Managers report having spent one to 10 years on the job followed by those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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$73,000
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For those looking to make money, Training & Development Managers in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Other big spenders include New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Houston, top-paying cities where Training & Development Managers see paychecks higher than average (+24 percent, +22 percent, +19 percent, and +15 percent). Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Miami. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Phoenix (-8 percent) and Dallas (-3 percent).

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Experience Affects Training & Development Manager Salaries

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$73,000

Skills That Affect Training & Development Manager Salaries

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$73,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 442 votes.

Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

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: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%
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