$42,928
Avg. Salary
$14.23
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,027

Bonus

$1,049

Profit Sharing

$2,550

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Manager Trainee is $14.23 per hour.

The average pay for a Manager Trainee is $42,928 per year.

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$10.06
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$14.23
50%
$19.42
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MEDIAN $14.23
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$31k
10%
$43k
50%
$58k
90%
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MEDIAN $42,928
$31,468 - $57,666
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MEDIAN: $42,928
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$10.06 - $19.42
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$0$57K
Salary $31,468 - $57,666
Bonus $0.00 - $6,456
Profit Sharing $2.21 - $5,122
Commission $485 - $10,304
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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$25,549 - $55,017
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,151
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.06 - $19.42
Hourly Tips $0.23
Overtime $14.73 - $29.65
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,456
Commission $485 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $2.21 - $5,122
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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$25,549 - $55,017
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 686

Job Description for Manager Trainee

A manager trainee learns leadership skills, works with supervisors, and finds out how to run daily operations. Sometimes, manager trainees don't have to have any formal education, but in certain industries, it helps to have at least a bachelor's degree related to the field they are managing.

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Manager Trainee Tasks
  • Ensure positive customer experience by analyzing and improving all processes and points of contact.
  • Model company standards and policies in all interactions.
  • Meet individual sales and customer service goals.
  • Learn and develop supervisory and administrative skills necessary for managerial positions.

Popular Employer Salaries for Manager Trainee

Common Career Paths for Manager Trainee


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Trainee Managers who advance into the role of a Plant Manager of Manufacturing are fairly uncommon. Plant Managers of Manufacturing on average earn $82K per year. Trainee Managers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Retail Store Managers or Operations Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $1K higher and $20K higher, respectively.

Manager Trainee Job Listings

Popular Skills for Manager Trainee


Trainee Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Team Leadership, People Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 10 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Relations as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Financial Analysis and Marketing Management also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Manager Trainee

Pay by Experience for a Manager Trainee has a positive trend. An entry-level Manager Trainee with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 854 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manager Trainee with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Manager Trainee which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 63 salaries. A Manager Trainee with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

8%

6%

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-1%

-1%

National Average: $39,997

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

Surpassing the national average by 12 percent, Trainee Managers in Cincinnati receive some of the highest pay in the country. Trainee Managers will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+12 percent), Chicago (+9 percent), Las Vegas (+9 percent), and Phoenix (+9 percent). The lowest-paying market is Indianapolis, which sits 10 percent below the national average. Workers in Philadelphia and Charlotte earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 2 percent less, respectively).

Manager Trainee Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Manager Trainee?

Manager Trainee in Waco:
"Waco’s fun."
Pros: Working In Waco is great!
Cons: The company I work for that treats it’s employees like rats

Manager Trainee in Washington:
"Great for recent grads / Good stepping stone into next career move."
Pros: it is easy work. you rent cars for a living and you learn how to run a business / your own branch
Cons: the work life balance and the pay

Manager Trainee in Lynnwood:
"The Grind."
Pros: The possibilities given for fast advancement based on my merit within my company.
Cons: The hours are extremely long and can be extremely tolling over time.

Manager Trainee in Grand Rapids:
"Fast paced. Sales oriented."
Pros: Fast paced, good pay, consistent, good people.
Cons: Long hours, quick thinking, impatient customers.

Manager Trainee in Lyndhurst:
"Great Place to Start a Business Career."
Pros: Enterprise is a fun, friendly place where teamwork and customer service make everyone's day better. Employees learn the skills needed to run their own business (if they someday start one) or someone else's business. There is a wealth of knowledge to be acquired, so it is important to read to work hard, and learn. Every day is different, but each day is what you make of it. In fact, the whole experience of working with Enterprise Holdings is what you make of it. It can either be stressful and not fulfilling work, or an exciting and rewarding career. One of the founding values and cultural tenants of Enterprise is working hard and being rewarded for that hard work. Success does not always come easily, but most people do not get anywhere in life because of entitlement. Success is earned.
Cons: It is almost unanimous that management trainees, assistants, and branch managers should get paid more.

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Key Stats for Manager Trainee

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.
Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Manager Trainee Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$40,000

▼2%

▼5%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Manager Trainee Salaries

Team Leadership
▲24%

People Management
▲8%


▲1%


National Average
$40,000


▼4%



Financial Analysis
▼10%

Marketing Management
▼10%

Customer Relations
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 15%