Sales Training Manager Salary
Sales Training Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $84K per year. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Men working as Sales Training Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 51 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sales Training Managers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$49,022 - $125,867|
|Bonus||$10.14 - $20,203|
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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).)
|$33,796 - $136,584|
|Hourly Rate||$11.01 - $19.31|
|Bonus||$10.14 - $20,203|
|Total Pay (||$33,796 - $136,584|
Job Description for Sales Training Manager
Sales training managers are responsible for developing, overseeing, implementing, and improving training materials and programs for sales professionals in their organization. They are responsible for locating and employing professionals outside the organization (such as guest lecturers, experts, and specialists) as needed to help effectively train sales professionals. Sales training managers are expected to utilize technology when necessary, and they must be knowledgeable in the processes and skills used by sales staff in their company. Additionally, these managers are generally expected to lead a team of sales trainers, as well as lead and deploy sales trainers efficiently in a variety of circumstances.Read More...
A bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or education - or equivalent experience - is typically required for this position. Applicants must also have at least two years of professional training experience, with four or more years often preferred. Sales training managers should also be proficient in basic computer software such as the Microsoft Office suite, as well as be able to quickly learn how to use proprietary software used by the hiring organization. Additionally, these managers should have excellent interpersonal, communication, and training skills.
Sales training managers work mostly in an office setting alone, as part of a team, and/or as a lecturer in front of large groups; however, they must be prepared to do on-site training when necessary. Applicants for sales training manager positions typically must be comfortable with occasional travel. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Sales Training Manager Tasks
- Design, develop and implement comprehensive annual sales training plan that supports the sales objectives of the organization.
- Subject matter expert for enhancing, leading and delivering of sales training to both inside and outside sales staffs.
- Monitors effectiveness of training techniques and suitability of training programs.
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Popular Skills for Sales Training Manager
Survey results suggest that Sales Training Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Training Program Development, Course Design, and Facilitator are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent, 11 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training and Sales. For most people, competency in Training indicates knowledge of Facilitator.
Pay by Experience Level for Sales Training Manager
Pay by Experience for a Sales Training Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Training Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Training Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Sales Training Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 47 salaries. A Sales Training Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 10 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Sales Training Managers, 32 percent higher than the national average. Sales Training Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+24 percent) and Los Angeles (+12 percent). In Chicago, salaries are 4 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.
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